This method is
provided to allow subclasses of DocTestRunner to customize their
output; it should not be called directly. The comparison between expected outputs and actual outputs is done by an
OutputChecker. This comparison may be customized with a number of
option flags; see section Option Flags for more information.
Such requirements are documented in a Software Requirements Specification (SRS). And, the products mentioned in the definition of verification, are the output artifacts of every phase of the software development process. These products are, in fact, specifications such as Architectural Design Specification, Detailed Design Specification, etc. The SRS is also a specification, but it cannot be verified (at least not in the sense used here, more on this subject below).
Sets up a new event loop to run the test, collecting the result into
the TestResult object passed as result. If result is
omitted or None, a temporary result object is created (by calling
the defaultTestResult() method) and used. At the end of the test all the tasks
in the event loop are cancelled.
This exception message is compared against the return value of
traceback.format_exception_only(). Optional argument test_finder is the DocTestFinder object (or a
drop-in replacement) that is used to extract doctests from the module. Optional syntax testing argument module provides the module to be tested. It can be a module
object or a (possibly dotted) module name. If not specified, the module calling
this function is used. Convert doctest tests for a module to a unittest.TestSuite.
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TestCase and TestSuite classes ensure that results are
properly recorded; test authors do not need to worry about recording the
outcome of tests. If importing a module fails, for example due to a syntax error, then
this will be recorded as a single error and discovery will continue. If
the import failure is due to SkipTest being raised, it will be
recorded as a skip instead of an error. If a module provides a load_tests function it will be called to
load the tests.
- Signals a test failure unconditionally, with msg or None for
the error message.
- This feature is valuable in cases of dynamic data or where only a single query needs to be evaluated.
- Properties recorded from a fixture’s
SetUpTestSuite or TearDownTestSuite methods are logged as attributes of the
- Syntax testing is used to validate and break the explicit or implicit parser of that language.
- The class setting can be overridden in individual test methods by assigning
an instance attribute, self.longMessage, to True or False before
calling the assert methods.
In this case, the custom message is appended
to the end of the standard failure message. When set to False, the custom message replaces the standard message. This class attribute gives the exception raised by the test method. If a
test framework needs to use a specialized exception, possibly to carry
additional information, it must subclass this exception in order to “play
fair” with the framework. If a seq_type is supplied, both
first and second must be instances of seq_type or a failure will
Measurement in software testing
The remainder of the
documentation explores the full feature set from first principles. An extensive list of Python testing tools including functional testing
is provided to allow subclasses of DocTestRunner to customize their
output; it should not be called directly. A processing class used to extract interactive examples from a string, and use
them to create a DocTest object. If the optional argument recurse is false, then DocTestFinder.find()
will only examine the given object, and not any contained objects. A dictionary mapping from option flags to True or False, which is used
to override default options for this example. Any option flags not contained
in this dictionary are left at their default value (as specified by the
DocTestRunner’s optionflags). This source code consists of a
single Python statement, and always ends with a newline; the constructor adds
a newline when necessary.
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This code example creates a variable called total, iterates over all the values in arg, and adds them to total. It then returns the result once the iterable has been exhausted. The real advantage of pytest comes by writing pytest test cases. Pytest test cases are a series of functions in a Python file starting with the name test_. Unittest contains both a testing framework and a test runner. Unittest has some important requirements for writing and executing tests.
It then becomes
the caller’s responsibility to delete the listener. GoogleTest assumes ownership
of the listener (i.e. it will delete the listener when the test program
finishes). Fired after environment tear-down for each iteration of tests ends. Gets the TestSuite object for the i-th test suite among all
the test suites.
The module docstring, and all function, class and method docstrings are
searched. That’s all you need to know to start making productive use of doctest! Note that there are many
examples of doctests in the standard Python test suite and libraries. Especially useful examples can be found in the standard test file
Lib/test/test_doctest.py. Once a result has been removed then
stop() will no longer be called on that result object in
response to a control-c.
The default implementation appends a tuple (test, formatted_err) to
the instance’s expectedFailures attribute, where formatted_err
is a formatted traceback derived from err. For example, this feature is used by the TextTestRunner class to
stop the test framework when the user signals an interrupt from the
keyboard. Interactive tools which provide TestRunner
implementations can use this in a similar manner.
What Test Strategy needs to be followed in Syntax Testing?
Croft et al. (2010) is a very readable introduction to IR and web search engines. Though the focus of this book is on web search engines, it provides an excellent introduction to IR concepts and models. Lastly, Zhai and Massung (2016) is a recent book which focuses on text data mining and IR techniques that are needed to build text information systems such as search engines and recommender systems. MeTA is an open-source software that accompanies this book, which is intended for enabling readers to quickly run controlled experiments. Rijsbergen (1979) is the earliest book which has dedicated a complete chapter to probabilistic IR.