Think it’s necessary to mock ILogger?

by Aug 25, 2023

Think it’s necessary to mock ILogger?

Using Moq or NSubstitute to do this? Think again.

In the C# world, many developers do this – but there’s a more efficient way.

Enter NullLogger.

NullLogger, a minimalist logger from Microsoft, lets you fulfill your dependency without any fuss. All while doing… well, nothing.

Creating an instance? It’s as simple as ‘NullLogger.Instance’.

Give it a try next time you’re coding. You might just find it changes your approach completely.

So, who’s ready to ditch the old method and embrace NullLogger?

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