Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – PyTest: The Awesome Parts

As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, we are making our 2021 KWality Talks available online for free.

Location: Online via this Zoom meeting link

Register: Here

Time: Stream will start at approximately 11:55 am. Meeting starts at 12:00 pm. Meeting ends at approximately 1:00 pm.

Speaker: Josh Grant

Topic: PyTest is an excellent test tool and library for use with Python. I want to talk about the awesome parts of it. In this talk, I’ll discuss some of these awesome parts including

  • How to write and run some basic tests using Pytest – without any messy overhead
  • What are fixtures and how to use them
  • The Pytest-selenium plugin and what it provides to help with browser-based testing.

Bio: Josh Grant is a Solution Architect at Sauce Labs. He’s been with Sauce since 2018 and been working in test automation since 2010. He’s worked on building Selenium-based test frameworks in Java and Protractor, API test frameworks in Python and CI systems with Jenkins. As a Solution Architect at Sauce Labs, he’s helped customers big and small with their test frameworks and test approaches in a variety of languages and settings. He’s also into big ideas and beautiful food. He’s based in Toronto.