TestFlix 2021 – Andrew Knight

'TestFlix 2021' - Esteemed Speaker​

Andrew Knight

Software Engineer in Test

Atomic Talk Title: Jumpstart Python Testing in 5 Minutes Flat

Python is HOT right now. It’s easy to start learning, and it feels like everything is an import away. Python is also increasingly becoming a popular choice for test automation.

In this talk, I’ll show you how to start testing your code in Python using pytest, Python’s most popular test framework. We will cover how to configure pytest, where to put tests, and how to write concise yet meaningful tests. Slides will include example code with full test cases. I’ll also share resources for learning more advanced techniques. In 5 minutes flat, you’ll see just how easy it is to pick up Python and start testing!

Takeaways:

  1. How to set up a Python test automation project
  2. How to structure test cases using pytest
  3. How to parametrize pytest tests with multiple input combinations
  4. Where to learn more about Python test automation after this talk

 

Speaker Bio

Andrew is the Automation Panda – a Software Engineer in Test who builds solutions to testing problems. He speaks internationally at conferences, webinars, and workshops. He writes a software blog at AutomationPanda.com. He is the lead developer of Boa Constrictor, the .NET Screenplay Pattern. He created four courses for Test Automation University. He has built test automation solutions from the ground up. He has also done consulting to help teams with testing, automation, and BDD. His favorite languages are Python, C#, Java, and JavaScript, but he can quickly pick up anything. Follow him on tech Twitter at @AutomationPanda. Please feel free to reach out to him!

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