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Testing Flask Applications with Pytest

Notebook on a table with the Flask log on the side and a Learning Plan in the notebook listing the Application Context and Request Context.


This blog post serves as a guide to testing Flask applications with pytest, including how to:

  • Create and run Flask-specific unit and functional tests with pytest
  • Utilize fixtures to initialize the state for test functions
  • Check the coverage of the tests using

The full article can be found on