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This allows you to use a spreadsheet to define Django units tests that make requests to the Django testing client.

Project description

This allows you to use a spreadsheet to define Django units tests that make requests to the Django testing client. Inspired by Robot Framework.

Installation

To get the latest stable release from PyPi

pip install django_csv_tests

Install the app

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    ...,
    'django_csv_tests',
)

Usage

Create a CSV file with the headers “test name”, “expect failure”, “login as”, “url”, “method”, “querystring”, “post body”, “expect status”, “expect header”. Then create a test file like:

import os

from django.contrib.auth import get_user_model
from django.test import TestCase

from django_csv_tests import generate_tests


class TheTestCase(TestCase):
    def setUp(self):
        self.user = get_user_model().objects.create_user(username='john.doe',
                                                         email='john@doe.com',
                                                         password='password')


csv_path = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__), 'tests.csv')
generate_tests(csv_path, TheTestCase)

You can define tests as a sequence of requests with associated assertions. A test is defined with a test name and one or more rows that describe requests to make. If a row does not have a test name it indicates that the request defined on that row is part of the last named test.

Column values

test name

A string used to name the test.

expect failure

A boolean used to indicated whether the test is expected to fail. Any non-zero length string indicates True. An easy way is enter this in a spreadsheet is as “x”.

login as

A JSON encoded string that provides the username and password of the user to log in as. This is passed as keyword arguments to django.contrib.auth.authenticate(). Example: {“username”: “john.doe”, “password”: “password”}.

url

The URL that the request should be made to.

method

An HTTP method. GET and POST are supported.

querystring

A JSON encoded string that contains querystring keys and values. This becomes request.GET.

post body

A JSON encoded string that contains data to submit in a POST request. This is used only if the method is POST. This becomes request.POST.

expect status

The HTTP status code expected for the response.

expect header

A JSON encoded string that contains header keys and values expected in the response. Example: A redirect response could have the header {“Location”: “http://testserver/new_location/”}

Todo

  • Implement “expect context”, “expect session”, and “expect” directives.

Run Tests

./configure.sh
source venv/bin/activate
python django_csv_tests/tests/manage.py test

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