Monitor errors and performance issues with Sentry.io

15 amazing pytest plugins

Episode #267, published Sat, Jun 6, 2020, recorded Thu, Jun 4, 2020

Do you write tests for your code? You probably should. And most of the time, pytest is the industry standard these days. But pytest can be much more than what you get from just installing it as a tool.

There are many amazing plugins that improve pytest in many aspects. That's why I invited Brian Okken to the show to tell us about his favorites. Listen in and your Python testing will be faster, stronger, and more beautiful!

Links from the show

Brian Okken: @brianokken
Brian's pytest book: amazon.com
Test & Code podcast: testandcode.com
Test & Code 104: Top 28 pytest plugins: testandcode.com/104

The list of plugins

pytest-sugar: github.com/Teemu/pytest-sugar
pytest-cov: pypi.org/project/pytest-cov
pytest-stress: github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-stress
pytest-repeat: github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-repeat
pytest-instafail: pypi.org/project/pytest-instafail
pytest-metadata: github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-metadata
pytest-randomly: github.com/pytest-dev/pytest-randomly
pytest-xdist: pypi.org/project/pytest-xdist
pytest-flake8: github.com/tholo/pytest-flake8
pytest-timeout: pypi.org/project/pytest-timeout
pytest-spec: pypi.org/project/pytest-spec
pytest-picked: github.com/anapaulagomes/pytest-picked
pytest-freezegun: github.com/ktosiek/pytest-freezegun
pytest-check: github.com/okken/pytest-check
fluentcheck: github.com/csparpa/fluentcheck
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

--- Stay in touch with us ---
Subscribe to us on YouTube: youtube.com
Follow Talk Python on Mastodon: talkpython
Follow Michael on Mastodon: mkennedy

Want to go deeper? Check out our courses

Brian Okken
Brian Okken
Podcast Host of Python Bytes and Test and Code. Author of “Python Testing with pytest”. Software engineer.
Episode sponsored by
Ads served ethically
Talk Python's Mastodon Michael Kennedy's Mastodon