Harry Percival

TDD Web Development from Scratch

Test-Driven Development with Python

Date: This event took place live on June 26 2013

Presented by: Harry Percival

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this hands-on webcast presented by Harry Percival author of Test-Driven Development with Python, you will learn:

  • How to use TDD to build a web application from the ground up
  • Full functional testing using the Selenium browser automation tool
  • Unit tests for all aspects of Django:
    • urls
    • views
    • models
    • templates

Who should attend this event: This live webcast is suitable for relative beginners, you should know basic Python, but if you've never used TDD or Django you should be fine.

About Harry Percival

After an idyllic childhood spent playing with BASIC on French 8-bit computers like the Thomson T-07 whose keys go "boop" when you press them, Harry spent a few years being deeply unhappy with Economics and management consultancy. Soon he rediscovered his true geek nature, and was lucky enough to fall in with a bunch of XP fanatics, working on the pioneering but sadly defunct Resolver One spreadsheet. He now works at PythonAnywhere LLP, and spreads the gospel of TDD world-wide at talks, workshops and conferences, with all the passion and enthusiasm of a recent convert.

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