[TIP] Nose/Unittest

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 09:04:41 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Herman Sheremetyev <herman at swebpage.com>wrote:

> Both unittest and nose are test runners. Unittest is part of Python's
> standard library and is pretty bare-bones. Nose is a third party
> library that extends unittest to make running tests easier and move
> convenient -- no need to have all your tests in a unittest.TestClass
> for example, and there are lots of useful plugins for coverage and
> profiling, etc. Anything supported by unittest should automatically be
> supported by nose since nose has a superset of features, but I don't
> know if I'd call them complimentary exactly..
> HTH,
> -Herman

Thanks Herman for your answer.
If I had to take a python class covering barebones testing and a taste of
TDD which would you advise?
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