ANN: pry unit testing framework

Ryan Ginstrom software at
Sun Apr 6 21:28:01 EDT 2008

> On Behalf Of Ben Finney
> Aldo Cortesi <aldo at> writes:
> > Some day I might experiment with extending Pry to gather and run 
> > doctests and unittests. At this stage, however, I don't believe the
> > (significant) effort would be worth it.
> That's very unfortunate. Until it plays better with others, I 
> don't believe the effort of using this package will be worth it.

I also don't want to be negative, since Aldo obviously has put a lot of work
into this framework. But since it's not compatible with other frameworks, it
will mainly be attractive to people not writing unit tests now, which means
1) Think writing unit tests is too much of a hassle, or
2) Ae new (Python) programmers

In either case, the key requirement of the framework would be ease of use,
but Pry's selling point is actually its sophisticated options. Thus it
appears that the potential user base is rather small...

Ryan Ginstrom

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