Lately, I’ve been bothered by the amount of boilerplate on my Django application’s test code. So, I decided to do some research and look for alternatives. On this blogpost I will take about pytest, factoryboy and how they can be combined.
Tests need to be fast. If tests are slow, our development process is affected and we end up spending a considerable amount of time waiting for the results. On this blogpost I will go through some of the techniques that I’ve applied to speed up tests on Django applications.