145: For Those About to Mock - Michael Foord

A discussion about mocking in Python with the original contributor of unittest.mock, Michael Foord.

Of course we discuss mocking and unittest.mock.

We also discuss:

  • testing philosophy
  • unit testing and what a unit is
  • TDD
  • where Michael's towel is, and what color

Micheal was instrumental in the building of testing tools for Python, and continues to be a pragmatic source of honest testing philosopy in a field that has a lot of contradictory information.

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Special Guest: Michael Foord.

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Brian Okken
Brian Okken
Software Engineer, also on Python Bytes and Python People podcasts
145: For Those About to Mock - Michael Foord
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