[TIP] Library supporting fixture composition: kt.testing

Ian Cordasco graffatcolmingov at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 11:09:15 PDT 2016


On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Fred Drake <fred at fdrake.net> wrote:
> kt.testing is a new library for test fixture composition we've created
> at Keeper Technology (http://www.keepertech.com/).  The first public
> release (1.0.0) was made available yesterday.
> We use this with unittest.TestCase-derived test classes where additional
> APIs are desired for deal with integration with other packages.  An
> integration and test support API for the popular requests library is
> included.
> We've been using this with Python 2.7.
> The package is available on PyPI and GitHub:
>     https://pypi.python.org/pypi/kt.testing/
>     https://github.com/keepertech/kt.testing
> There's documentation, but it's probably lacking.  Feel free to ask
> questions here.

How does this compare to https://github.com/testing-cabal/fixtures,
https://github.com/openstack/requests-mock, and

It seems like it is reinventing (perhaps without the benefit of
experience) the fixtures library and parts of other libraries might
not really be helpful.


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