Introduction to unit testing

Open to
Government analysts
Training category
Data science
Type of training
Online
Length
Four hours
Organiser
GSS Capability
Provider
GSS Capability
Location
Online

Description

This course will give you an understanding of unit testing: the practice of designing, creating and executing tests for your code in both R and Python. Unit testing is crucial in guaranteeing the quality of your code and helps to increase efficiency in development. Unit tests are an important component in reproducible code and can be used by analysts, data scientists and software developers.

Learning outcomes

The course consists of a mix of software development theory and good practice along with specific test implementation in both R and Python. There are tasks throughout the course and longer final exercises designed to give the participant experience applying unit testing to problems.

How to book

Please use your Learning Hub account to enrol on this course.

If you do not have a Learning Hub account, please contact gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk.

Contact

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk 

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