[TIP] PyQt testing with nose

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Jun 24 03:52:22 PDT 2009

Noah Gift wrote:
> Anyone on the list have good recommendations for simplistic functional 
> testing PyQt applications with nose? By simplistic, I mean, launch the 
> GUI, then quit, if there weren't any exceptions, good enough for first 
> round of tests.

You could check out my articles on Function Testing of GUI applications. 
The examples are with Windows Forms and unittest but all the principles 
should apply:


(Functional test number 1 for Resolver One is that when the application 
starts a Windows with the right title appears. It's about two lines of 
code. :-)

The Python Testing Tools Taxonomy lists pyGUIUnit as a library for 
testing Qt. Seems pretty old though:



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