Name: [016] Jeff Winkler
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Using Nosey for Python Testing [ID:028] (1/3)

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In this ShowMeDo, JeffWinkler demonstrates using nosy, a tool to automatically run Nose to run unit tests -- using Eclipse with the PyDev plugin.

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18. ¥Ê¥¤¥­ ¥¨¥¢¥Þ¥Ã¥¯¥¹ ¥ì¥Ç¥£©`¥¹ ¥°¥ì©` Thu, 30 Sep 2010 12:12

cool work =D

17. mbt outlet napoli Sun, 30 May 2010 04:48

Thank you! I'm picking up python for some heavy log file crunching and automatic unit may very well turn out to be really useful.

16. AdalinfaG Thu, 21 Jan 2010 02:20

can we access the Firefox browser controls using pywinauto

simple is good, thank you much

Great stuff. One question: why use a CommandShell to run nosy as opposed having it more integrated with the PyDev/Eclipse IDE? (seems like the output could be in just another "test console" panel)

13. anonymous Tue, 07 Jul 2009 07:11

Great video, thanks

12. anonymous Wed, 17 Jun 2009 01:07

That was awesome, i owe a lot of thanks to the creator of this screencast.

11. anonymous Fri, 12 Jun 2009 16:07


10. anonymous Mon, 19 Jan 2009 00:22

Useful stuff. Two thumbs up

9. anonymous Tue, 05 Feb 2008 07:26

The screencast name has "Nosey" in it, but the package name is "nosy"...with or without an "e"?

Otherwise, a nice brief demo of nos[e]y.

8. anonymous Mon, 07 Jan 2008 22:25

Cool. Nicely done. I will be looking at using nosy in the future!

7. anonymous Wed, 19 Sep 2007 13:32

This doesn't seem to work on linux ubuntu. Probably has something to with how processes are handled differently on a *nix system? Anyone want to provide a fix?

6. anonymous Mon, 10 Sep 2007 23:03

does this work on linux ubuntu? and btw, where should the be placed? same directory where your tests are located or somewhere else?

5. anonymous Thu, 02 Aug 2007 06:00

Great demo.

Nice and crisp.

Jeff, this is a terrific tool. Simple, yet sooooo, handy. Thank you for creating and sharing it.

The Windows installer did not seem to work for me. No matter where I placed it, it said it couldn't find C:\Python25\Scripts\nosetests.exe, which looks like it's where it ought to be. So I copied to the Scripts directory and wrote a nosy.bat file to start it.

Am I correct that it needs to be started from the directory where the scripts to be checked are located, and not in a directory above? Since I think nose checks subdirectories, at first I assumed that nosy would do the same and started it from the directory above the one with the scripts, but it didn't seem to detect the changes in the subdirectory. When I executed the command from the directory with the scripts, it worked like a charm.

Nose with nosy is so cool I have overcome my resistance to trying unit test driven development. Now that's really something. If nosy does the same thing for some *real* programmers, you will have made the world a slightly better place. Congratulations.

I quite agree, I was bowled over when I saw how simple this script is and just how useful (and obvious!) it was that I didn't have this feature.

You did a great job putting this together - thanks Jeff!


Great change on nose and fun video! This is a good example of a little change getting things a lot easier...

would be nice to be able to download the vids cause we don t all have the net home! thanks! Reine.

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Using Nosey for Python Testing

cool work =D

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Using pyWinAuto to Control a Windows Application

A very nice and concise video, thanks for the nice presentation! Left out though is mention of how to identify the names of the underlying gui objects. I suppose this is obvious to most people, but not to me.

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