Leveraging Industrial-strength Python Testing

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“The first article in this three-part series looked at the
revolution that is occurring in Python testing thanks to standard
testing frameworks like zope.testing, py.test, and nose. These
support more simple test idioms, and can replace the ad-hoc code
that projects have traditionally had to write and maintain for
running their tests. The second article examined how these
automated solutions search through a Python package to identify the
modules that may contain tests.

“This article takes the next step and asks what the frameworks
do when they then introspect a test module to discover what tests
live inside of it. It also looks at details like how common test
setup and teardown is supported, or not supported, by the three

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