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Plugin to run Django with the Hitch testing framework.

Project description


HitchDjango is a plugin for the Hitch test framework that lets you run and interact with Django as part of a test.

When the plugin starts Django, before running runserver, it will:

  • Check the version and fail if it is different to what is specified.
  • Run migrations (using migrate).
  • Get the URL using localhost + the specified port and put it in
  • Install all specified Django fixtures.

Currently HitchDjango runs only on Django 1.8 and above. Please raise a ticket if you need an earlier version.

Use with Hitch

Install like so:

$ hitch install hitchdjango
# Service definition in engine's setUp:['Django'] = hitchdjango.DjangoService(
    version="1.8",                                              # Mandatory
    python="{}/venv/bin/python".format(PROJECT_DIRECTORY),      # Mandatory
    managepy=None,                                              # Optional full path to (default: None, assumes in project directory)
    django_fixtures=['fixture1.json',],                         # Optional (default: None)
    port=18080,                                                 # Optional (default: 18080)
    settings="remindme.settings",                               # Optional (default: settings)
    needs=[['Postgres'], ]                         # Optional (default: no prerequisites)

# Interact during the test:
[ Prints help ]


[ Saves fixture ]

See this service in action at the DjangoRemindMe project.

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