Mock class in class under test

You could refactor MyClass so that it uses dependency injection. Instead of having it create an AnythingPerformerClass instance you could pass in an instance of the class to the constructor of MyClass like so :

class MyClass {

   private final AnythingPerformerClass clazz;

   MyClass(AnythingPerformerClass clazz) {
      this.clazz = clazz;

   public boolean performAnything() {         
     return clazz.doSomething();        

You can then pass in the mock implementation in the unit test

public void testPerformAnything() throws Exception {
   AnythingPerformerClass mockedPerformer = Mockito.mock(AnythingPerformerClass.class);
   MyClass clazz = new MyClass(mockedPerformer);

Alternatively, if your AnythingPerformerClass contains state then you could pass a AnythingPerformerClassBuilder to the constructor.

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