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A nose plugin that supports writing describe/it styleunit tests with nested contexts

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A nose plugin for describe/it syntax

Installing it:

pip install describe-it

Writing a test:

>vim myfirst_spec.py

from game import Game
from describe_it import describe, it, before_each, Fixture

@describe
def a_game():
    f = Fixture()

    @before_each
    def setup():
        f.game = Game()

    @it
    def is_player_ones_turn():
        assert f.game.current_player == 1

    @describe
    def in_second_round():

        @before_each
        def setup():
            f.game.play_round()

        @it
        def is_player_twos_turn():
            assert f.game.current_player == 2

Running tests:

nosetests --with-describe-it

At the moment only files ending with ‘spec.py’ are considered to contain tests for describe/it (this will probably change).

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