Pytesting with Selenium, and virtualenv vs. easy_install

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Doors open at 6, and talks start at 6:20.

Pytesting with Selenium

We will use py.test ( and Selenium ( to show off the power of fixtures (and py.test in general) while developing some simple browser tests with the Python API of Selenium WebDriver.


How can you install a bunch of different versions of a bunch of different libraries for a bunch of different projects, and have them all get along? Virtualenv is the standard way to do that. This tutorial will show you how.


Before virtualenv existed, people used something called easy_install. It still works—learn about it here.