An Introduction to Mocking in Python

How to Run Unit Tests Without Testing Your Patience

More often than not, the software we write directly interacts with what we would label as “dirty” services. In layman’s terms: services that are crucial to our application, but whose interactions have intended but undesired side-effects—that is, undesired in the context of an autonomous test run.

For example: perhaps we’re writing a social app and want to test out our new ‘Post to Facebook feature’, but don’t want to actually post to Facebook every time we run our test suite.

The Python unittest library includes a subpackage .……continue reading…..

 

 

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