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Generates random data for your tests.

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FauxFactory

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FauxFactory generates random data for your automated tests easily!

There are times when you’re writing tests for your application when you need to pass random, non-specific data to the areas you are testing. For these scenarios when all you need is a random string, numbers, dates, times, email address, IP, etc, then FauxFactory can help!

The full documentation is available on ReadTheDocs. It can also be generated locally:

pip install -r requirements-optional.txt
make docs-html

Authors

FauxFactory is written and maintained by Og Maciel and various contributors.

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Contributors

Release History

3.0.2 (2018-04-10)

  • Really include facts.json to the package

3.0.1 (2018-04-10)

  • Add facts.json to manifest (2217706, @m-bucher)

3.0.0 (2018-04-10)

  • Make gen_utf8 return optionally only BMP characters (6201b63)
  • Don’t install tests into the binary distribution (b291873, @evgeni)
  • Use floor division operator in base_repr for Python 3 compatibility (914178a, @gshefer)
  • New gen_octagonal and gen_hexadecimal methods added (57f5d17, @gshefer)

2.1.0 (2017-03-30)

  • All methods now allow you to provide a callable which will be used to filter values being returned, the number of tries, and a default value to be returned if the filter cannot match the values being generated after the number of tries. (2a7523, @renzon)

2.0.9 (2016-01-12)

  • Force randomness every time random is used to make sure that unique values are generated when running on multi-process environments, such as py.test with the pytest-xdist plugin.

2.0.8 (2015-09-18)

  • Updated the gen_mac method to allow the generation of unicast/multicast and globally/locally MAC addresses.

2.0.7 (2015-05-28)

  • Updated the gen_ipaddr method to allow the generation of IP addresses that start with a valid range prefix. (048715d, @mfalesni)

2.0.6 (2015-02-24)

  • Added support for Python 2.6.
  • Cleaned up the MANIFEST file.

2.0.5 (2015-02-16)

  • Improved the unicode letters generator to avoid returning control characters and other non-letter characters.

2.0.4 (2014-12-19)

  • Altered gen_integer to properly check for long() on Python 2.

2.0.3 (2014-12-17)

  • Dropped the class-wide FauxFactory deprecation warning.
  • Refactored the deprecated decorator function to comply with pylint and flake8.
  • Make gen_netmask verify function arguments.
  • Make gen_netmask raise a ValueError if min_cidr is less than 0 or max_cidr is greater than 32. Add tests for this boundary checking code.
  • Improvements to constants and documentation.

2.0.2 (2014-10-06)

  • Added new netmask random generator.

2.0.1 (2014-09-30)

  • Added a default length of 10 to all string generator functions.
  • Display deprecation warnings if FauxFactory and any of its functions are used, instructing the user to use the newer functions instead.

2.0.0 (2014-09-23)

  • All generators are now stand-alone functions and can be imported directly from fauxfactory. For example, from fauxfactory import gen_date
  • Renamed all generator functions to use the prefix “gen_” instead of “generate_”. For example, generate_date is now gen_date.
  • Backwards compatibility with version 1.x.
  • Polished documentation.

1.0.1 (2014-09-18)

  • Updated generate_string to also accept html strings.

1.0.0 (2014-09-17)

  • Added new method generate_html
  • Added new makefile

0.3.1 (2014-07-10)

  • Check for sys.maxunicode when generating utf8 characters.

0.3.0 (2014-06-15)

  • FauxFactory is now Python 3 compatible
  • Added new method generate_utf8

0.2.1 (2014-05-09)

  • Fixed issue that prevented strings longer than the full length of LOREM_IPSUM_TEXT from being generated (Github Issue #16).

0.2.0 (2014-05-08)

  • Added new ‘Lorem Ipsum’ generator.
  • Changed license from LGPL3+ to Apache 2.0

0.1.3 (2014-04-16)

  • Updated character range for CJK generator to avoid generating ‘tofu’ characters.
  • Added Contributors section to README.
  • New documentation (@faustovaz)

Bugfixes:

  • Fixed generate_string function (@faustovaz)

0.1.2 (2014-03-19)

Bugfixes:

  • Generators for email, url and IP should return a unicode string.

0.1.1 (2014-03-17)

  • Fixed formatting of README for better display on Pypi.

0.1.0 (2014-03-17)

  • Initial Release.

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