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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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 18

Posted by PyBites on Sun 07 May 2017 in Digest • Tagged with twitter, news, tips, python, word cloud, 100days, algorithms, beginner, machine learning, tutorial, unittest, jupyter, twilio, aws, raspberry pi, xml, learning • 2 min read

Every weekend we share a curated list of 15 cool things (mostly Python) that we found / tweeted throughout the week.


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How To Build a Simple API with Flask and Unit Test it

Posted by Bob on Fri 03 March 2017 in Flask • Tagged with APIs, Flask, REST, curl, testing, unittest, inventory • 3 min read

In this post I will create a simple API with Flask and test it with curl and unit testing its HTTP methods.


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