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Python Python Testing Be Assertive assertTrue and assertFalse

what changes should i make in the code

python testing unittest code challenge one

tests.py
import unittest

from string_fun import is_palindrome


class PalindromeTestCase(unittest.TestCase):
    def test_good_palindrome(self):
        pass

    def test_bad_palindrome(self):
        pass
    def test_is_palindrome(self):
        self.assertTrue("tacocat")
string_fun.py
def is_palindrome(yarn):
    """Return whether or not a string is a palindrome.

    A palindrome is a word/phrase that's the same in
    both directions.
    """
    return yarn == yarn[::-1]

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,148 Points

:point_right: Here's a couple of hints:

  • replace the "pass" placeholders in the sample code, don't add new cases
  • apply the assert to the result of calling the function being tested

If you're still stuck, here's a solution to task 1:


:warning: SPOILER ALERT


class PalindromeTestCase(unittest.TestCase):
    def test_good_palindrome(self):
        self.assertTrue(is_palindrome("tacocat"))  # this line replaces "pass"