Which mock library do you prefer?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Feb 16 21:30:42 CET 2010


Lacrima <lacrima.maxim at gmail.com> writes:

> And I have already refused to write totally isolated tests, because it
> looks like a great waste of time.

It only looks like that until you chase your tail in a long, fruitless
debugging session because (you later realise) the behaviour of one test
is being affected by another. Test isolation is essential to ensure that
your tests are doing what you think they're doing.

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Ben Finney



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