Assert.AreEqual Method (Object, Object)

Verifies that two specified objects are equal. The assertion fails if the objects are not equal.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll)

public static void AreEqual(
	Object expected,
	Object actual
)

Parameters

expected
Type: System.Object

The first object to compare. This is the object the unit test expects.

actual
Type: System.Object

The second object to compare. This is the object the unit test produced.

ExceptionCondition
AssertFailedException

expected is not equal to actual.

Different numeric types are treated as equal if the logical values are equal. For example, 42L is equal to 42.

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