1. Dinu Gherman
  2. pytest


pytest / doc / talks.txt

Talks and Tutorials

.. _`funcargs`: funcargs.html

Tutorial examples and blog postings

.. _`tutorial1 repository`: http://bitbucket.org/hpk42/pytest-tutorial1/
.. _`pycon 2010 tutorial PDF`: http://bitbucket.org/hpk42/pytest-tutorial1/raw/tip/pytest-basic.pdf

Basic usage and funcargs:

- `pycon 2010 tutorial PDF`_ and `tutorial1 repository`_

Function arguments:

- :ref:`mysetup`
- `application setup in test functions with funcargs`_
- `monkey patching done right`_ (blog post, consult `monkeypatch
  plugin`_ for actual 1.0 API)

Test parametrization:

- `generating parametrized tests with funcargs`_
- `test generators and cached setup`_
- `parametrizing tests, generalized`_ (blog post)
- `putting test-hooks into local or global plugins`_ (blog post)

Assertion introspection:

- `(07/2011) Behind the scenes of py.test's new assertion rewriting

Distributed testing:

- `simultaneously test your code on all platforms`_ (blog entry)

Plugin specific examples:

- `skipping slow tests by default in py.test`_ (blog entry)

- `many examples in the docs for plugins`_

.. _`skipping slow tests by default in py.test`: http://bruynooghe.blogspot.com/2009/12/skipping-slow-test-by-default-in-pytest.html
.. _`many examples in the docs for plugins`: plugin/index.html
.. _`monkeypatch plugin`: plugin/monkeypatch.html
.. _`application setup in test functions with funcargs`: funcargs.html#appsetup
.. _`simultaneously test your code on all platforms`: http://tetamap.wordpress.com/2009/03/23/new-simultanously-test-your-code-on-all-platforms/
.. _`monkey patching done right`: http://tetamap.wordpress.com/2009/03/03/monkeypatching-in-unit-tests-done-right/
.. _`putting test-hooks into local or global plugins`: http://tetamap.wordpress.com/2009/05/14/putting-test-hooks-into-local-and-global-plugins/
.. _`parametrizing tests, generalized`: http://tetamap.wordpress.com/2009/05/13/parametrizing-python-tests-generalized/
.. _`generating parametrized tests with funcargs`: funcargs.html#test-generators
.. _`test generators and cached setup`: http://bruynooghe.blogspot.com/2010/06/pytest-test-generators-and-cached-setup.html

Conference talks and tutorials

- `ep2009-rapidtesting.pdf`_ tutorial slides (July 2009):

  - testing terminology
  - basic py.test usage, file system layout
  - test function arguments (funcargs_) and test fixtures
  - existing plugins
  - distributed testing

- `ep2009-pytest.pdf`_ 60 minute py.test talk, highlighting unique features and a roadmap (July 2009)

- `pycon2009-pytest-introduction.zip`_ slides and files, extended version of py.test basic introduction, discusses more options, also introduces old-style xUnit setup, looponfailing and other features.

- `pycon2009-pytest-advanced.pdf`_ contain a slightly older version of funcargs and distributed testing, compared to the EuroPython 2009 slides.

.. _`ep2009-rapidtesting.pdf`: http://codespeak.net/download/py/ep2009-rapidtesting.pdf
.. _`ep2009-pytest.pdf`: http://codespeak.net/download/py/ep2009-pytest.pdf
.. _`pycon2009-pytest-introduction.zip`: http://codespeak.net/download/py/pycon2009-pytest-introduction.zip
.. _`pycon2009-pytest-advanced.pdf`: http://codespeak.net/download/py/pycon2009-pytest-advanced.pdf