Posts by Erik Rose

A Humane Python Test Runner

I have a bit of a dot dependency. As someone who spends a lot of time running tests on his Python code, my mind now self-administers a minute dopamine hit with every dot emitted by my test runner. But nose’s standard test runner has some shortcomings. I’ve written a plugin called nose-progressive that addresses them to make debugging speedier. Continue reading

from zope import django: persistence

Having recently come from the Plone world to join Mozilla, I am in the delicious but fleeting position to compare two major Python web frameworks with some pretension of familiarity. Through a series of articles focusing on specific features, I will compare the Zope family of frameworks (as they are used in Plone) with the Django framework, which is gaining popularity at Mozilla and currently runs and Continue reading