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Testify - A Testing Framework
Testify is a replacement for Python's unittest module and nose. It is modeled after unittest, and tests written for unittest
will run under testify with a minimum of adjustments, but it has features above and beyond unittest:
- class-level setup and teardown fixture methods which are run once each for an entire set of test methods.
- a decorator-based approach for fixture methods, eliminating the need for super() calls.
- More pythonic, less java
- enhanced test discovery - testify can drill down into packages to find test cases (similiar to nose).
- support for collecting and running tests by collecting modules, classes or methods into test suites.
- Pretty test runner output (color!)
- Support for splitting up tests into buckets to support multi-processing
- Extensible plugin system for adding additional functionality around reporting
- Comes complete with other handy testing utilities: Mocking (turtle), code coverage integration and profiling.
an example test case module:
from testify import *
class AdditionTestCase(TestCase):
def init_the_variable(self):
self.variable = 0
def increment_the_variable(self):
self.variable += 1
def test_the_variable(self):
assert self.variable == 1
def decrement_the_variable(self):
self.variable -= 1
def get_rid_of_the_variable(self):
self.variable = None
if __name__ == "__main__":
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