Mastering Python Mock and Patch: Mocking For Unit Testing

Claudio Sabato
9 min readMar 5

Have you heard about Python mock and patch as a way to improve your unit tests? You will learn how to use them in this tutorial.

Unit tests are key to software development because they ensure that your code works as planned.

Python has many robust tools for writing and running unit tests in a controlled environment by creating mocks. The

Claudio Sabato

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