[TIP] vcr

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Tue Mar 27 06:29:29 PDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Andrea Crotti
<andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/27/2012 12:55 PM, Benji York wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 6:48 AM, Benji York<benji at benjiyork.com>  wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 5:31 AM, Andrea Crotti
>>> <andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> I just saw this library in action and I think it's great:
>>>> https://github.com/myronmarston/vcr
>>>> is there anything similar also in Python maybe??
>>> The Zope community used to use tcpwatch
>>> (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/tcpwatch) in a similar way to record
>>> functional tests (http://wiki.zope.org/zope3/fdoctests.html).
>> Heh.  Now that I've read more carefully I can see that VCR does nothing
>> like I thought. :)
> What did you think it was doing?

See my earlier message.  I thought it was recording HTTP traffic to
generate client-side tests.

> I think it's quite cool because it records the http transactions in yaml
> format, and
> they can be easily added to the repository to be played again during the
> next run of the test.

It would be nice if you're writing a client to be able to speed up your
Benji York

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