[TIP] paramterized or generative tests [was nose2: the nosening]

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Aug 6 03:50:30 PDT 2010


On 06/08/2010 04:52, Terry Peppers wrote:
>>>>> For me? To be honest, 98% of my (and the people around me) use cases
>>>>> are the parameterized case - the test generator syntax is just pure
>>>>> awesome (Ok, so I really like it) tests generated at run time tends to
>>>>> rub most people wrong :)
>>>>>            
> I kind of would like to hop in here to support generative tests.
> Without generative tests I think my QA team would be hosed - OK, not
> hosed but challenged - when it came to functional testing our apps.
> Generative tests are quite honestly a godsend.
>
>    

Would the generative-tests-at-test-load-time work for your needs. If 
not, why not?

All the best,

Michael

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