Python Unit Test Automation

Practical Techniques for Python Developers and Testers

Authors: Pajankar, Ashwin

  • Practical and hands-on approach for unit test automation in Python 3
  • PEP8 compliant code
  • Detailed explanation of the concepts and the code
  • Compares various testing libraries for Python 3 
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About this book

Quickly learn how to automate unit testing of Python 3 code with Python 3 automation libraries, such as doctest, unittest, nose, nose2, and pytest. 

This book explores the important concepts in software testing and their implementation in Python 3 and shows you how to automate, organize, and execute unit tests for this language. This knowledge is often acquired by reading source code, manuals, and posting questions on community forums, which tends to be a slow and painful process.

Python Unit Test Automation will allow you to quickly ramp up your understanding of unit test libraries for Python 3 through the practical use of code examples and exercises. All of which makes this book a great resource for software developers and testers who want to get started with unit test automation in Python 3 and compare the differences with Python 2.

This short work is your must-have quick start guide to mastering the essential concepts of software testing in Python.


What You'll Learn: 
  • Essential concepts in software testing
  • Various test automation libraries for Python, such as doctest, unittest, nose, nose2, and pytest
  • Test-driven development and best practices for test automation in Python
  • Code examples and exercises

Who This Book Is For:
Python developers, software testers, open source enthusiasts, and contributors to the Python community

About the authors

Ashwin Pajankar is a Polymath, Programmer, a Maker, an Author, a Youtuber, and a Science Popularizer. He graduated from IIIT Hyderabad with MTech in Computer Science and Engineering. He has keen interest in the promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. He has written multiple and published several books.www.ashwinpajankar.com

Reviews

“It provides a clear introduction to the options available for Python unit test automation, while at the same time introducing many general points about what one needs in a testing framework. For anyone who has begun writing Python programs, but is unsure about how to write automated tests for those programs, this book provides excellent guidance on how to get started.” (Computing Reviews, August, 2016) 


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eBook $9.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2677-3
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Softcover $12.50
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price for USA
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2676-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Python Unit Test Automation
Book Subtitle
Practical Techniques for Python Developers and Testers
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Ashwin Pajankar
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2677-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2677-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2676-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 111
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 illustrations in colour
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