Unit Testing with Generative AI Case Study

Use ChatGPT to help create a unit test for Python code. ChatGPT can generate unit tests for all of the functions of a Python class.

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    Approx. 1 hour
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About this course

In this case study you will develop your skills in using generative AI to assist you in writing unit tests for Python code. We will provide you with a sample Python class and guide you in generating a proper unit test. You will use ChatGPT to generate a test class, test functions, and a setup function to see how generative AI can improve your coding!

Skills you'll gain

  • Create effective prompts that configure ChatGPT to help in creating a unit test.

  • Use ChatGPT to create a Python test class that will be used to test a Python class.

  • Use ChatGPT to create test functions that will test the member functions of a Python class.

  • Use ChatGPT to create a setup function.


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Don’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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Meet the creator of the course
Hisham Touma
Associate Instructional Designer
Hisham Touma is an Associate Instructional Designer on the Curriculum Growth Team at Codecademy.

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