In this lesson we will discuss why testing needs to be part of the software development cycle and how such a cycle can be implemented. We will exercise a collaborative testing/code review workflow.
|15:00||Motivation||Why should we write tests?|
What are unit tests, regression tests, and integration tests?
What is test coverage?
How should we approach testing?
|15:45||Tools||What tools are out there?|
|16:00||Exercise: Testing with pytest||
How can we implement a test suite using pytest?
I am a Fortran developer, do I need to care about pytest?
|16:20||Exercise: Automatic testing with Travis CI and Coveralls||
How can we implement automatic testing each time we push changes to the repository?
Why is it good to autoclose issues with commit messages?
|17:00||Conclusions and recommendations||What can we take home from this lesson?|