doctest, unittest, or if __name__='__main__'

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Tue Mar 28 05:35:44 CEST 2006


Terry Hancock wrote:
> When you get
> into stickier stuff like graphics and web programming, the
> formal structure of pyunit can be easier to adapt than
> something which is intrinsically based on string processing.

As pointed out earlier in this thread, Zope 3 has embraced doctests in a 
big way (and they've paid off in a big way too).  Obviously we test lots 
of web apps and had to come up with something to allow us to do decent 
doctests of them.  Unsurprisingly it's documented with a doctest: 
http://svn.zope.org/*checkout*/Zope3/trunk/src/zope/testbrowser/README.txt
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Benji York



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