[python-uk] Dojo / workshop on "TDD Django with Selenium" - any interest?
cal at rangespan.com
Thu Oct 13 19:17:10 CEST 2011
I'm also interested in this, depending on where you decide to run it :)
On 13 October 2011 18:11, Harry Percival <harry.percival at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Andy, Bruce,
> Wow, charging for it, hadn't even thought of that! No, I think I'd be very
> happy to do it for free... Maybe when I get a bit more bored of it all I'll
> demand some compensation ;-)
> In terms of timing, I'm really not sure yet. My objective would be to try
> and track the django tutorial, which involves the admin site, 3 simple views
> and a couple of forms... I'll have to think through how it would all
> work... if it was a workshop, maybe I'd have a repo with some pre-prepared
> branches everyone can pull from, and work through together as we add bits of
> code, before moving onto the next one...
> How much time do you guys think people could stand? We'd need a proper
> break if it was any longer than 1.5 hours... And any longer than 3 hours
> would probably be too much...
> testing topics I'd want to cover:
> - an automated FT runner
> - keep production and test data separate
> - selenium API: find_elements_by_id, find_element_by_css_selector, etc etc
> - unit tests and the django test runner
> - the django (unit) test client
> - mocking
> - why test, anyway? and what to test?
> django topics I'd want to cover:
> - manage.py commands: startproject, startapp, syncdb, runserver, loaddata
> - the admin site
> - models
> - views
> - templates
> - forms
> - transactions
> - south
> lots for me to think about! Do you guys think anything is missing?
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Bruce Durling <bld at otfrom.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 17:26, Harry Percival <harry.percival at gmail.com>
>> > Hi-ho python peeps,
>> > Would anyone be interested in a dojo / worksop on the topic of
>> > test-driven
>> > Django development, with Selenium?
>> That sounds like a great idea.
>> > So, trying to get an idea of numbers - would anyone be interested?
>> > London
>> > area, venue suggestions also gratefully accepted...
>> I think you'd get very good turnout for this (I'd be interested for a
>> start). How long did you think it would last (1-2hrs or longer)? Will
>> it be free or will you charge?
>> There are a number of venues in London that could host depending on
>> numbers and what you have planned.
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