Two new meetups announced.

Hello, I’d like to announce two new meetups that are planned for February and March.

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Picka: A Python module for data generation and randomization.

Picka generates randomized data either from lists of known good data (or bad) stored in a sqlite database, or by generating randomized realistic data, using string formatting. Picka has a function for any field you would need filled in. Picka was created by Anthony Long and is available for download on pypi, or github.

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Headless JavaScript Testing with Python

There are many ways to test JavaScript, both the kind you find on a website, and local JavaScript as you would find in a Server-Side application like Node. While Selenium and WebDriver are good for this task, HTMLUnit does not always provide the results you expect. Here are some other Python based Headless JavaScript execution […]

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Admeld, (and I) acquired by Google

As some of you may know, the company I work for was recently acquired by Google. This is great news for all involved, and is sure to be an experience to remember, and the beginning of a new chapter.

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Run Currently Highlighted Test In py.test

I don’t like switching from my text editor to terminal, so I created a TextMate snippet that will run the currently highlighted test in py.test.

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TextMate – Run Script in Existing Terminal Window

For a long time I wondered if it was possible to run scripts in a pre-existing terminal window

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Run Selenium Cases Through A Web Interface

I’ve heard a couple of people ask how to run Selenium test cases through a web interface with python. Here is how you do it.

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Giant List of Data Models

I was searching for a list of common data models for picka. What I came across was this monster listing.

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Twitter your build status with Twildbot.

This is a tiny script which will get the current status of your build, and tweet it to your twitter account.

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