just right now, while deploying some code from Sandbox environment to the Production one, I was noticing something strange within a test class that should have the aim to test a Batch class. I notice that the
executeBatch() call is not enclosed within
Now, as per documentation ( https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.apex_workbook.meta/apex_workbook/apex_batch_2.htm), these methods should be used so that the asynchronous call (like my
executeBatch()) are collected and executed synchronously after the
However, without using these two methods, my test runs correctly.
Now I wonder: is using start/stopTest() an "optional" best practice?
There's something other I'm missing?