[TIP] testfixtures 2.3.5 Released!
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon Aug 13 01:26:24 PDT 2012
I'm pleased to announce the release of testfixtures 2.3.5. testfixtures
is a collection of helpers for writing succinct unit tests including
- Comparing objects and sequences
Better feedback when the results aren't as you expected along with
support for comparison of objects that don't normally support comparison.
- Mocking out objects and methods
Easy to use ways of stubbing out objects, classes or individual methods
for both doc tests and unit tests. Special helpers are provided for
testing with dates and times.
- Testing logging
Helpers for capturing logging output in both doc tests and unit tests.
- Testing stream output
Helpers for capturing stream output, such as that from print statements,
and making assertion about it.
- Testing with files and directories
Support for creating and checking files and directories in sandboxes for
both doc tests and unit tests.
- Testing exceptions
Easy to use ways of checking that a certain exception is raised, even
down the to the parameters the exception is raised with.
This release fixes a small bug that meant failures in dictionary
comparison didn't always produce the same output. (It was correct, just
The package is on PyPI and a full list of all the links to docs, issue
trackers and the like can be found here:
Any questions, please do ask on the Testing in Python list or on the
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