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Model Bakery: Smart fixtures for better tests

Model Bakery offers you a smart way to create fixtures for testing in Django. With a simple and powerful API you can create many objects with a single line of code.

Model Bakery is a rename of the legacy Model Mommy project.

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pip install model_bakery

Usage and Info

Basic usage


class Customer(models.Model):
    enjoy_jards_macale = models.BooleanField()
    name = models.CharField(max_length=30)
    email = models.EmailField()
    age = models.IntegerField()
    bio = models.TextField()
    days_since_last_login = models.BigIntegerField()
    birthday = models.DateField()
    last_shopping = models.DateTimeField()


from django.test import TestCase
from model_bakery import baker
from pprint import pprint

class TestCustomerModel(TestCase):
    def setUp(self):
        self.customer = baker.make('shop.Customer')

{'_state': <django.db.models.base.ModelState object at 0x1129a3240>,
 'age': 3841,
 'bio': 'vUFzMUMyKzlnTyiCxfgODIhrnkjzgQwHtzIbtnVDKflqevczfnaOACkDNqvCHwvtWdLwoiKrCqfppAlogSLECtMmfleeveyqefkGyTGnpbkVQTtviQVDESpXascHAluGHYEotSypSiHvHzFteKIcUebrzUVigiOacfnGdvijEPrZdSCIIBjuXZMaWLrMXyrsUCdKPLRBRYklRdtZhgtxuASXdhNGhDsrnPHrYRClhrSJSVFojMkUHBvSZhoXoCrTfHsAjenCEHvcLeCecsXwXgWJcnJPSFdOmOpiHRnhSgRF',
 'birthday':, 12, 3),
 'enjoy_jards_macale': True,
 'id': 1,
 'last_shopping': datetime.datetime(2019, 12, 3, 21, 42, 34, 77019),
 'name': 'qiayYnESvqcYLLBzxpFOcGBIfnQEPx',
 'days_since_last_login': 6016}

Check out documentation for more complete examples.


Detailed info here.



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