May 26, 2018

Unit test your websites with code that acts like a web browser

Webunit is a framework for unit testing websites

Features in a nutshell

  1. Browser-like page fetching including fetching the images and stylesheets needed for a page and following redirects
  2. Cookies stored and trackable all automatically handled
  3. HTTP, HTTPS, GET, POST, basic auth all handled, control over expected status codes, …
  4. DOM parsing of pages to retrieve and analyse structure, including simple form re-posting
  5. Two-line page-fetch followed by form-submit possible, with error checking
  6. Ability to register error page content across multiple tests
  7. Uses python’s standard unittest module as the underlying framework

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