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Asyncio response mocking. Similar to the responses library used for 'requests'

    3.0.0

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aresponses

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an asyncio testing server for mocking external services

Features

  • Fast mocks using actual network connections
  • allows mocking some types of network issues
  • use regular expression matching for domain, path, method, or body
  • works with https requests as well (by switching them to http requests)
  • works with callables

Usage

Add routes and responses via the aresponses.add method:

def add(
    host_pattern=ANY, 
    path_pattern=ANY, 
    method_pattern=ANY, 
    response="", 
    *, 
    route=None, 
    body_pattern=ANY, m
    match_querystring=False, 
    repeat=1
    )

When a request is received the first matching response will be returned and removed from the routing table. The response argument can be either a string, Response, dict, or list. Use aresponses.Response when you need to do something more complex.

Note that version >=2.0 requires explicit assertions!

@pytest.mark.asyncio
async def test_simple(aresponses):
    aresponses.add("google.com", "/api/v1/", "GET", response="OK")
    aresponses.add('foo.com', '/', 'get', aresponses.Response(text='error', status=500))

    async with aiohttp.ClientSession() as session:
        async with session.get("http://google.com/api/v1/") as response:
            text = await response.text()
            assert text == "OK"
        
        async with session.get("https://foo.com") as response:
            text = await response.text()
            assert text == "error"

    aresponses.assert_plan_strictly_followed()
Assertions

In aresponses 1.x requests that didn't match a route stopped the event loop and thus forced an exception. In aresponses >2.x it's required to make assertions at the end of the test.

There are three assertions functions provided:

  • aresponses.assert_no_unused_routes Raises UnusedRouteError if all the routes defined were not used up.
  • aresponses.assert_called_in_order - Raises UnorderedRouteCallError if the routes weren't called in the order they were defined.
  • aresponses.assert_all_requests_matched - Raises NoRouteFoundError if any requests were made that didn't match to a route. It's likely but not guaranteed that your code will throw an exception in this situation before the assertion is reached.

Instead of calling these individually, it's recommended to call aresponses.assert_plan_strictly_followed() at the end of each test as it runs all three of the above assertions.

Regex and Repeat

host_pattern, path_pattern, method_pattern and body_pattern may be either strings (exact match) or regular expressions.

The repeat argument permits a route to be used multiple times.

If you want to just blanket mock a service, without concern for how many times its called you could set repeat to a large number and not call aresponses.assert_plan_strictly_followed or arespones.assert_no_unused_routes.

@pytest.mark.asyncio
async def test_regex_repetition(aresponses):
    aresponses.add(re.compile(r".*\.?google\.com"), response="OK", repeat=2)

    async with aiohttp.ClientSession() as session:
        async with session.get("http://google.com") as response:
            text = await response.text()
            assert text == "OK"

        async with session.get("http://api.google.com") as response:
            text = await response.text()
            assert text == "OK"

    aresponses.assert_plan_strictly_followed()
Json Responses

As a convenience, if a dict or list is passed to response then it will create a json response. A aiohttp.web_response.json_response object can be used for more complex situations.

@pytest.mark.asyncio
async def test_json(aresponses):
    aresponses.add("google.com", "/api/v1/", "GET", response={"status": "OK"})

    async with aiohttp.ClientSession() as session:
        async with session.get("http://google.com/api/v1/") as response:
            assert {"status": "OK"} == await response.json()

    aresponses.assert_plan_strictly_followed()
Custom Handler

Custom functions can be used for whatever other complex logic is desired. In example below the handler is set to repeat infinitely and always return 500.

import math

@pytest.mark.asyncio
async def test_handler(aresponses):
    def break_everything(request):
        return aresponses.Response(status=500, text=str(request.url))

    aresponses.add(response=break_everything, repeat=math.inf)

    async with aiohttp.ClientSession() as session:
        async with session.get("http://google.com/api/v1/") as response:
            assert response.status == 500
Passthrough

Pass aresponses.passthrough into the response argument to allow a request to bypass mocking.

    aresponses.add('httpstat.us', '/200', 'get', aresponses.passthrough)
Inspecting history

History of calls can be inspected via aresponses.history which returns the namedTuple RoutingLog(request, route, response)

@pytest.mark.asyncio
async def test_history(aresponses):
    aresponses.add(response=aresponses.Response(text="hi"), repeat=2)

    async with aiohttp.ClientSession() as session:
        async with session.get("http://foo.com/b") as response:
            await response.text()
        async with session.get("http://bar.com/a") as response:
            await response.text()

    assert len(aresponses.history) == 2
    assert aresponses.history[0].request.host == "foo.com"
    assert aresponses.history[1].request.host == "bar.com"
    assert "Route(" in repr(aresponses.history[0].route)
    aresponses.assert_plan_strictly_followed()
Context manager usage
import aiohttp
import pytest
import aresponses


@pytest.mark.asyncio
async def test_foo(event_loop):
    async with aresponses.ResponsesMockServer(loop=event_loop) as arsps:
        arsps.add('foo.com', '/', 'get', 'hi there!!')
        arsps.add(arsps.ANY, '/', 'get', arsps.Response(text='hey!'))
        
        async with aiohttp.ClientSession(loop=event_loop) as session:
            async with session.get('http://foo.com') as response:
                text = await response.text()
                assert text == 'hi'
            
            async with session.get('https://google.com') as response:
                text = await response.text()
                assert text == 'hey!'
        
working with pytest-aiohttp

If you need to use aresponses together with pytest-aiohttp, you should re-initialize main aresponses fixture with loop fixture

from aresponses import ResponsesMockServer

@pytest.fixture
async def aresponses(loop):
    async with ResponsesMockServer(loop=loop) as server:
        yield server

If you're trying to use the aiohttp_client test fixture then you'll need to mock out the aiohttp loop fixture instead:

@pytest.fixture
def loop(event_loop):
    """replace aiohttp loop fixture with pytest-asyncio fixture"""
    return event_loop

Contributing

Dev environment setup

  • install pyenv and pyenv-virtualenv - Makes it easy to install specific versions of python and switch between them. Make sure you install the virtualenv bash hook
  • git clone the repo and cd into it.
  • make init - installs proper version of python, creates the virtual environment, activates it and installs all the requirements

Submitting a feature request

  • git checkout -b my-feature-branch
  • make some cool changes
  • make autoformat
  • make test
  • make lint
  • create pull request

Updating package on pypi

  • make deploy

Changelog

3.0.0
  • fix: start using asyncio.get_running_loop() instead of event_loop per the error:
    PytestDeprecationWarning: aresponses is asynchronous and explicitly requests the "event_loop" fixture. 
    Asynchronous fixtures and test functions should use "asyncio.get_running_loop()" instead.
    
  • drop support for python 3.6
  • add comprehensive matrix testing of all supported python and aiohttp versions
  • tighten up the setup.py requirements
2.1.6
  • fix: incorrect pytest plugin entrypoint name (#72)
2.1.5
  • support asyncio_mode = strict (#68)
2.1.4
  • fix: don't assume utf8 request contents
2.1.3
  • accidental no-op release
2.1.2
  • documentation: add pypi documentation
2.1.1
  • bugfix: RecursionError when aresponses is used in more than 1000 tests (#63)
2.1.0
  • feature: add convenience method add_local_passthrough
  • bugfix: fix https subrequest mocks. support aiohttp_client compatibility
2.0.2
  • bugfix: ensure request body is available in history
2.0.0

Warning! Breaking Changes!

  • breaking change: require explicit assertions for test failures
  • feature: autocomplete works in intellij/pycharm
  • feature: can match on body of request
  • feature: store calls made
  • feature: repeated responses
  • bugfix: no longer stops event loop
  • feature: if dict or list is passed into response, a json response will be generated
1.1.2
  • make passthrough feature work with binary data
1.1.1
  • regex fix for Python 3.7.0
1.1.0
  • Added passthrough option to permit live network calls
  • Added example of using a callable as a response
1.0.0
  • Added an optional match_querystring argument that lets you match on querystring as well

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