19 Nov 2005 titus   » (Journeyer)

Unit tests save my butt

Just updated twill to the latest versions of the wwwsearch/mechanize code. Because twill reaches moderately far into the wwwsearch code, some of the internal changes that John Lee made to mechanize affected the functioning of twill adversely.

Conveniently, my unit tests caught many problems and I could iterate through & fix them one by one.

Dunno what I would have done without 'em... probably slapped a "beta" sticker on it and asked my users to test it for me ;).

Web testing links

Grig's recent roundup of Web testing tools missed a few. (OK, to be fair not all of them are "recently updated"!) I've put 'em all into the twill README. It's quite a list!

Good experiences with Python embedding

For you planetpython people,

Iago Rubio talks about how wonderful Python embedding can be...


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