testfixtures 2.3.5 Released!

Discussion in 'Python' started by Chris Withers, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. Hi All,

    I'm pleased to announce the release of testfixtures 2.3.5. testfixtures
    is a collection of helpers for writing succinct unit tests including
    help for:

    - 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
    partly unsorted)

    The package is on PyPI and a full list of all the links to docs, issue
    trackers and the like can be found here:

    http://www.simplistix.co.uk/software/python/testfixtures

    Any questions, please do ask on the Testing in Python list or on the
    Simplistix open source mailing list...

    cheers,

    Chris

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    Chris Withers, Aug 13, 2012
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