[Baypiggies] python-based test frameworks?
Shannon -jj Behrens
jjinux at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 22:40:42 CET 2010
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Jeff Enderwick
<jeff.enderwick at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I need to test a web front-end and a rest api in an automated fashion.
> Both are implemented w/Django, if that helps.
> Does anyone have a set of tools/frameworks that they love? Bonus
> points for frameworks authored in Python.
I'd use Nose and wsgi_intercept.
I don't think Selenium is appropriate for testing a REST API (nor is
Windmill). wsgi_intercept can help you test WSGI apps in process.
Use Twill if you need a simulated browser, which it sounds like you
One of these days, I want to try out:
They're replacements for Cucumber in Ruby. However, in the interest
of keeping it simple, I say go with Nose and wsgi_intercept.
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