I am using python unittest module to do a number of tests; however, it is very repetitive.
I have a lot of data that I want to run through the same test over and over, checking if correct. However, I have to define a test for every one.
For instance I want to do something similar to this. I know I could do it using a generator (found it in a previous thread here). But are there alternatives, maybe even using a different testing module?
Any suggestions would be great.
numbers = [0,11,222,33,44,555,6,77,8,9999]
for i in numbers:
In another post I stumbled accross Nose Tests It is more suited to data driven testing.
class Test_data(): def testNumbers(): numbers = [0,11,222,33,44,555,6,77,8,9999] for i in numbers: yield checkNumber, num def checkNumber(num): assert num == 33
The above code does the exact same thing as my first post. No imports are needed, just write a python class.
You execute the tests by typing: