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The practice of TDD: tips&tricks

by Antonio Cuni

Published October 6, 2017 in Programming

Test Driven Development is a well known practice in software development. However, passing from knowing the principles of TDD to applying them in real world situations is not straightforward: the aim of this talk is to help the audience to fill the gap and apply TDD effectively in Python. The talk will include:

a brief overview of most popular tools and libraries (e.g. unittest, pytest, nose, tox)
useful design patterns
common mistakes and how to avoid them
some real life example taken from the projects the author has worked on in the past 15 years (including PyPy, pdb++, capnpy)

This talk is primarily aimed at beginners.