“A true professional does not waste the time and money of other people by handing over software that is not reasonably free of obvious bugs; that has not undergone minimal unit testing; that does not meet the specifications and requirements; that is gold-plated with unnecessary features; or that looks like junk.” – Daniel Read
ChatterBot’s built in tests can be run using nose. See the nose documentation for more information.
Note that nose also allows you to specify individual test cases to run. For example, the following command will run all tests in the test-module tests/logic_adapter_tests
Django integration tests¶
Tests for Django integration have been included in the tests_django directory and can be run with:
Django example app tests¶
Tests for the example Django app can be run with the following command from within the examples/django_app directory.
python manage.py test
You can run a series of benchmark tests that test a variety of different chat bot configurations for performance by running the following command.
Running all the tests¶
You can run all of ChatterBot’s tests with a single command:
Tox is a tool for managing virtual environments and running tests.
You can install
pip install tox
When you run the
tox command from within the root directory of
ChatterBot repository it will run the following tests:
- Tests for ChatterBot’s core files.
- Tests for ChatterBot’s integration with multiple versions of Django.
- Tests for each of ChatterBot’s example files.
- Tests to make sure ChatterBot’s documentation builds.
- Code style and validation checks (linting).
- Benchmarking tests for performance.
You can run specific tox environments using the
A few examples include:
# Run the documentation tests tox -e docs
# Run the tests with Django 1.10 tox -e django110
# Run the code linting scripts tox -e lint
To see the list of all available environments that you can run tests for:
To run tests for all environments: