221: How to get pytest to import your code under test

We've got some code we want to test, and some tests.
The tests need to be able to import the code under test, or at least the API to it, in order to run tests against it.
How do we do that? How do we set things up so that our tests can import our code?

In this episode, we discuss two options:
  • Installing the code under test as a pip installable package with `pip install -e /path/to/local/package`.
  • Using the pythonpath pytest setting.

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Brian Okken
Brian Okken
Software Engineer, also on Python Bytes and Python People podcasts
221: How to get pytest to import your code under test
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