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    We have an interview in an upcoming episode with Hypothesis author on the podcast I cohost: http://pythonpodcast.com/

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      Might have some python work coming up, whats recommended testing wise? I’d like to try TDD, should I be using multiple libraries?

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        py.test, steer clear of unittest or any port/fork of it.

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          Links: py.test, unittest

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            steer clear of unittest or any port/fork of it.


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              it forces you to use classes as if they were modules. After all it is a port of Java’s JUnit, and comes with the same symptoms.

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              This looks a lot simpler and more pleasant than unittest, thanks!

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                I won’t defend unittest, but I will say that unittest.mock can be used independently and is a pretty nice mocking library: https://docs.python.org/3/library/unittest.mock.html

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                I blogged about pyrhon test runners http://www.holger-peters.de/why-i-use-pytest.html (doesnt include hypothesis though). But hypothesis can be a good complement.