Python Fake Data

Open-source Python projects categorized as Fake Data

Top 6 Python Fake Data Projects

  • faker

    Faker is a Python package that generates fake data for you. (by joke2k)

    Project mention: Is there a way to automate testing in python? In my case : | /r/pythontips | 2023-05-31

    for datatypes like string/date and other stuff, there is a Python library called faker, which you can use. It can generate fake names, fake phone numbers, dates, and addresses. here is the link to the documentation. here is a link to a blog post explaining Faker.

  • Mimesis

    Mimesis is a robust data generator for Python, capable of rapidly producing large volumes of synthetic data for various use cases.

    Project mention: Mimesis allows you toeasily generate detailed dummy datasets. | /r/datascience | 2023-04-12

    Mimesis has well-structured and comprehensive documentation:

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • fake2db

    create custom test databases that are populated with fake data

  • AccountGeneratorHelper

    This library is helpful when creating accounts, it has everything you need for this

    Project mention: Account generation | /r/Python | 2022-08-20
  • picka

    pip install picka - Picka is a python based data generation and randomization module which aims to increase coverage by increasing the amount of tests you _dont_ have to write by hand.

  • FauxFactory

    Generates random data for your tests.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-05-31.

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What are some of the best open-source Fake Data projects in Python? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 faker 15,857
2 Mimesis 3,972
3 fake2db 2,185
4 AccountGeneratorHelper 111
5 picka 110
6 FauxFactory 37
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