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Pydev question

Postby XndrK » Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:31 pm

Does anyone else use Pydev? I have a question about it.

What is a unit test? What is it?
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Re: Pydev question

Postby micseydel » Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:33 pm

Unit tests are not specific to Pydev.
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Re: Pydev question

Postby Mekire » Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:38 pm

Unit testing involves writing simple tests that test tiny sections of code to confirm that it gives the correct answers in all cases. You often hear about it in connection with the term TDD; Test Driven Development. The concept is related to programming in general, not specifically to python.

Read up on it here:

Go through this set of tutorials if you want a little bit of experience in test writing:

I'm generally too lazy to bother with unit testing (as are many hobbyists), but at least I know what i should be doing.

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