Edit and continue?

Ryan Ginstrom software at ginstrom.com
Mon Mar 10 11:23:40 CET 2008

> On Behalf Of Bronner, Gregory
> I'm working on a GUI application that has lots of callbacks. 
> Testing it is very slow and quite boring, as every time I 
> find an error, I have to exit it, restart it, and repeat the 
> series of clicks. It would be really amazing if python 
> supported a reasonable form of edit and continue.
> Is there any way to do this? I'd like to be able to change my 
> code and have it apply to a running instance of a class.

What framework are you using?

Also, automating those pesky clicks and such should make your GUI testing a
lot easier. There are two angles of approach: "driving" the GUI
automatically, and stubbing out/mocking the windowing methods so that you
can test GUI components in a unit-testing framework.

Ryan Ginstrom

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