Titus and I will present a tutorial on "Testing Tools in Python" at PyCon07. It is scheduled for the afternoon session on Thursday Feb.22. It will be an improved version of our "Agile Development and Testing in Python" tutorial from last year.
Here is the tutorial outline (courtesy of Titus). If you have any suggestions, please leave a comment.
* Why test?
* What to test?
* Using testing to boost maintainability of code.
Setting up a project
* Source control management with Subversion.
* A brief introduction to using Trac for project
documentation and ticket management.
* Packaging with distutils
* Packaging with setuptools
* Registering your project with the Python Cheeseshop
* What else is out there? (distributed vs svn, roundup, ...)
* How to think about unit testing
* Using nose to run unit tests
* doctest-style unit tests
* What else is out there? (unittest, py.test, testosterone...)
Functional Web testing with twill
* Writing twill scripts
* Running twill scripts
* Using scotch to record actions
* Using wsgi_intercept to avoid network sockets
* What else is out there? (zope.testbrowser, mechanize, mechanoid)
Using code coverage in conjunction with unit/functional testing
* Basic code coverage with figleaf
* Monitoring code coverage in remote servers
* Combining figleaf code coverage analyses
* What else is out there (coverage)
** BREAK **
Acceptance testing with FitNesse/PyFit
* How FitNesse works
* Writing fixtures
* Running Python fixtures
Web application testing with Selenium
* How Selenium works
* Writing and recording Selenium tests
* Scripting Selenium tests remotely with SeleniumRC
* What else is out there? (Sahi, Watir)
Continuous integration with buildbot
* Introduction to buildbot
* Discussion of concepts, demonstration.
* Integrating tests into buildbot.
* GUI testing in buildbot.
* Using pybots to test your open source project
* Why test, revisited
* Maintainability and testing
If you run your infrastructure in AWS, then you can use CloudWatch Logs and AWS ElasticSearch + Kibana for log aggregation/searching/visuali...
Here's a good interview question for a tester: how do you define performance/load/stress testing? Many times people use these terms inte...
Gatling is a modern load testing tool written in Scala. As part of the Jenkins setup I am in charge of , I wanted to run load tests using Ga...
I first saw nsupdate mentioned on the devops-toolchain mailing list as a tool for dynamically updating DNS zone files from the command line....