Continued from Part 1
While I began writing my package as a direct, one-to-one translation of the Java package, my package turned out to look very different.
Java and Python are, after all, very different languages. I found some methods to be unnecessary in python, and chose to not use the same design pattern as axe-selenium-java.
The Java package, written by Deque Labs, uses the Builder design pattern.
I wrote the methods used by the
Builder class to be methods of the
Axe class instead.
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Why Should I Use Python Virtual Environments?
It is always recommended to use python virtual environments for all of your projects. But why?
As The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python says:
A Virtual Environment is a tool to keep the dependencies required by different projects in separate places, by creating virtual Python environments for them.
It solves the “Project X depends on version 1.x but, Project Y needs 4.x” dilemma, and keeps your global site-packages directory clean and manageable.
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