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Records AWS boto calls and generates unit tests

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botocore stubber recorder

This library will allow you to record all the AWS API calls in a session, and generate a unittest.

Within the botocore library a Stubber is provided. The stubber allows you to create unittest for pieces of code which call AWS APIs. The stub will act as an endpoint, returning the appropriate response to each request in order.

However, using the stubs in your unittest is quite laborious. You have to record the requests and responses, configure the stub and run the test. This library makes it pretty simple.

getting started

To start, type:

$ botocore-stubber-recorder --test-name show_me_how
INFO:root:sketelon test sts_get_caller written in ./tests

This generates the following files:

$ tree tests 
└── show_me_how
    ├── call_00001_get_caller_identity
    │   └──

You can now start writing your unit test in By running the unit test with self.record = True or the environment variable RECORD_UNITTEST_STUBS=true it will re-record the stubs for you.

how to record all AWS API calls?

To record all AWS API calls is really simple. Just add the following snippet:

import boto3
from botocore_stubber_recorder import BotoRecorder

session = boto3.session.Session()
recorder = BotoRecorder(session)
# ... do your thing with the session
for index, call in enumerate(recorder.calls):
   print(f"call {index +1}: {call.service_name}:{call.operation}")

Generating a unittest

To generate a unittest, add the following snippet:

from botocore_stubber_recorder import UnitTestGenerator

generator = UnitTestGenerator(name="my_example",directory="./tests")
generator.generate(recorder, anonimize=True, unflatten=True)

This will generate the following file structure:

└── my_example
    ├── call_00001_describe_regions
    │   └──
    ├── call_00002_describe_parameters
    │   └──
    ├── call_00003_...
    │   └──

The contains a base unittest class which initializes the stub with all the recorded calls. Note that the and the call directories are overwritten on each generate request. The contains an example unittest implementation, which needs to be changed to contain the actual test. The generated test just tests that the generated stub: you have to replace the method test_my_example with a functional test.

Run the generated test

You can now run, the generated test:

cd tests
python -munittest ./my_example/
WARNING:root:TODO: replace MyExampleUnitTest.test_my_example with the actual test. This just tests the generated code.
Ran 1 test in 0.092s


Now, edit the test in tests/my_example/ to implement the actual unittest.

recording the responses

If you want to re-record the AWS API stubs, set the environment variable RECORD_UNITTEST_STUBS to true.

RECORD_UNITTEST_STUBS=true python -munittest ./my_example/

This will allow you to change the implementation of the unit test, and easily record the calls.

all at once

To record and generated the unittest in a single command, use:

import boto3
from botocore_stubber_recorder import BotoRecorderUnitTestGenerator

session = boto3.session.Session()

with BotoRecorderUnitTestGenerator("my_example", session) as generator:
    ## do your thing with the session

generated code format

The generated code is formatted using black, if black is on the path.

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