Code Challenge 39 - Writing Tests With Pytest - Review

Posted by PyBites on Wed 01 November 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with pytest, testing, fixtures, pytip • 1 min read

In this article we review last week's Writing Tests With Pytest code challenge.


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Bootstrap Your Next Python Project With Cookiecutter

Posted by Bob on Wed 25 October 2017 in Tools • Tagged with Cookiecutter, setup, testing, packages, modules, Bottle • 3 min read

I finally did it! I bootstrapped my first project with Cookiecutter. There is a lot to discover but wow this tool can save you a ton of time, making your project more professional.


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Code Challenge 39 - Writing Tests With Pytest

Posted by PyBites on Thu 05 October 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with pytest, testing, unittest, fixtures, BetterCodeHub, pytest-cov, CI, opensource, Hacktoberfest, TalkPython • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, let's add some more challenges for October. Following our Python testing with pytest book review we let you write some tests with this awesome framework.


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Python Testing With Pytest

Posted by Bob on Mon 25 September 2017 in Books • Tagged with pytest, testing, books, tox, Jenkins, fixtures, unittest, q&a • 3 min read

Review of Brian Okken's new pytest book.


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Code Challenge 32 - Test a Simple Django App With Selenium - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 21 August 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, Django, 100DaysOfDjango, Selenium, Testing • 1 min read

In this article we review last week's Test a Simple Django App With Selenium code challenge.


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Code Challenge 32 - Test a Simple Django App With Selenium

Posted by PyBites on Tue 15 August 2017 in Challenge • Tagged with codechallenges, Django, 100DaysOfDjango, Selenium, Testing • 3 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python goodness. As anticipated this week we dedicate a challenge to Selenium testing. We think this is a cool skill to add to your web dev + testing repertoire.


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Code Challenge 30 - The Art of Refactoring: Improve Your Code - Review

Posted by PyBites on Mon 07 August 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, refactoring, code review, testing, bestpractices, cleancode, bettercodehub, Sig, Flask, authentication, my first script • 2 min read

In this article we review last week's The Art of Refactoring: Improve Your Code code challenge. We're excited to have done 30 challenges so far and it feels like we only got started. Prepare for more to come!


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Code Challenge 30 - The Art of Refactoring: Improve Your Code

Posted by PyBites on Tue 01 August 2017 in Challenges • Tagged with codechallenges, refactoring, code review, testing, packaging, bestpractices, pythonic, pep8, cleancode • 2 min read

Hi Pythonistas, a new week, a new 'bite' of Python coding. Wow challenge 30 already! This week we let you hone your refactoring skills. Learn, code, PR submit (don't be shy) and above all have fun!


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Parsing Twitter Geo Data and Mocking API Calls by Example

Posted by Bob on Sat 17 June 2017 in Learning • Tagged with twitter, API, mock, geo, data, unittest, pickle, tweepy, testing, 100days • 2 min read

"Is this Bob or Julian?!" ... yeah tweeting from our shared @pybites Twitter account can be confusing! So I made a little script to parse the location of our tweets. Then I extended it to make it testable. I wrote a decorator to cache a couple of API outputs to be used with the unittest.mock patch decorator I learned about. A simple script turned into a good learning exercise.


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Twitter digest 2017 week 09

Posted by PyBites on Sat 04 March 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, podcasts, contextmanagers, 3.6, pypi, training, tuples, pydata, testing, zen, pyfun • 2 min read

On Saturdays we will share a curated list of 15 cool things (mostly Python) we found / tweeted during the week.


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