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The short answer is that ideally you need both unit tests and integration tests.
The unit tests will affirm that a dev has not broken any specific methods within the system and the integration test will affirm the general 'health' of a system.
With unit tests it's sometimes necessary to mock data/functions as if you are just testing one aspect of the system you may need to provide inputs via mocking.
The reason unit tests are useful is that it immediately allows a dev to know if they have broken something - integration tests can take a long time to run and they as much harder to write.
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