Tag Archives: software engineering

Elements of Software Testing

Software testing is an important part of software development, this post has a few points to consider when developing tests for your own software. Read more about the profession of software testing Existent I wanted to put this one first. Before worrying about getting the testing automated, or comprehensive or whatever, the most important thing… Read More »

Python BDD

Behaviour Driven Development, or BDD, is a valuable collaboration technique for bridging the gap between developers and wider stakeholders. One part of BDD is the tools or frameworks that can be used to convert BDD statements into actual running tests. This post goes through a simple example using the pytest-bdd plugin. Python BDD with pytest-bdd… Read More »

Python Variable Function Arguments

Python variable function arguments are typically represented by the somewhat arcane-looking ‘*args’ and ‘**kwargs’ arguments in a function signature. Using python variable function arguments frees you from having to know in advance exactly how many arguments a function or method will take, which can be very useful. Variable Function Arguments There are two ways we… Read More »