Speeding up Django Test Suites - Adam Johnson
Episode 135 · October 20th, 2020 · 23 mins 34 secs
About this Episode
All test suites start fast. But as you grow your set of tests, each test adds a little bit of time to the suite.
What can you do about it to keep test suites fast?
Some things, like parallelization, are applicable to many domains.
What about, for instance, Django applications?
Well, Adam Johnson has thought about it a lot, and is here to tell us how we can speed up our Django test suites.
- parallelizing tests
- moving from disk to memory
- using fake data and factory functions
- targeted mocking
- Speed Up Your Django Tests — the book by Adam Johnson
- Kukicha — "or twig tea, ..., is a Japanese blend made of stems, stalks, and twigs."