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This test module uses Django-recommended
django.test.TestCase which is a derivation of Python standard library
Run via:
python test
the test is picked up out-of-the box, no other settings necessary
py.test tests/
fails with You must either define the environment variable
DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE or call settings.configure() before accessing settings.
so: export DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE="settings"
prior to running is necessary (this is what does)
create pytest.ini file with the same content - setting of DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE
import datetime
from django.test import TestCase
from pollsapp.models import Question
class QuestionTestCase(TestCase):
def setUp(self):
Question.objects.create(question_text="How are you?",
pub_date=datetime.datetime(year=2015, month=11, day=28))
def test_model_basic(self):
Test that the model entity added in set up method is present.
t = "How are you?"
q = Question.objects.get(question_text=t)
except Question.DoesNotExist:"The entity created in setup is not present in the database.")
assert q.question_text == t