python test frameworks

Kev Dwyer kevin.p.dwyer at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 01:01:08 CET 2010


On Sun, 07 Nov 2010 09:01:42 -0800, rustom wrote:

> On Nov 7, 7:09 pm, Kev Dwyer <kevin.p.dw... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 07 Nov 2010 10:56:46 +0530, Rustom Mody wrote:
>> > There are a large number of test frameworks in/for python.  Apart
>> > from what comes builtin with python there seems to be nose, staf,
>> > qmtest etc etc.
>>
>> > Is there any central place where these are listed with short
>> > descriptions? 'Test framework' means widely different things in
>> > different contexts. Any explanations/tutorials around?
>>
>> > [Disclaimer: I was educated a couple of decades before the TDD rage]
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> You could start
>> withhttp://pycheesecake.org/wiki/PythonTestingToolsTaxonomy
>>
>> Kev
> 
> Thanks -- that looks like a comprehensive resource.  But it does not
> have staf
> http://staf.sourceforge.net/current/STAFPython.htm. Is that merely an
> item missing or a category?

I'm afraid I couldn't say with any certainty - I'd throw that question 
at the python testing newsgroup, to whom I am cross-posting in the hope 
that they can help.

Kev




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