Jeff Triplett is a Partner at REVSYS and a Director of the Python Software Foundation. The current President and co-founder of the Django Events Foundation North America (DEFNA), the non-profit which has run DjangoCon US since 2015, he was awarded the 2019 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize for his contributions to the Django community.
May 21st, 2021 | 31 mins 39 secs
databases, django, mocking, pytest, python, software testing
You need tests for your web app. And it has a database. What do you do with the database during testing? Should you use the real thing? or mock it? Jeff Triplett says don't mock it.
In this episode, we talk with Jeff about testing web applications, specifically Django apps, and of course talk about the downsides of database mocking.