Source code for flask_split.core

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

    Implements the core functionality for doing A/B tests.

    :copyright: (c) 2012-2015 by Janne Vanhala.
    :license: MIT, see LICENSE for more details.

import re

from flask import current_app, request, session
from redis import ConnectionError

from .models import Alternative, Experiment
from .utils import _get_redis_connection
from .views import split

def init_app(state):
    Prepare the Flask application for Flask-Split.

    :param state: :class:`BlueprintSetupState` instance
    app =

    app.config.setdefault('SPLIT_ALLOW_MULTIPLE_EXPERIMENTS', False)
    app.config.setdefault('SPLIT_DB_FAILOVER', False)
    app.config.setdefault('SPLIT_IGNORE_IP_ADDRESSES', [])
    app.config.setdefault('SPLIT_ROBOT_REGEX', r"""

        'ab_test': ab_test,
        'finished': finished

    def percentage(number):
        number *= 100
        if abs(number) < 10:
            return "%.1f%%" % round(number, 1)
            return "%d%%" % round(number)

[docs]def ab_test(experiment_name, *alternatives): """ Start a new A/B test. Returns one of the alternatives. If the user has already seen the test, they will get the same alternative as before. :param experiment_name: Name of the experiment. You should never use the same experiment name to refer to a second experiment. :param alternatives: A list of alternatives. Each item can be either a string or a two-tuple of the form (alternative name, weight). By default each alternative has the weight of 1. The first alternative is the control. Every experiment must have at least two alternatives. """ redis = _get_redis_connection() try: experiment = Experiment.find_or_create( redis, experiment_name, *alternatives) if experiment.winner: return else: forced_alternative = _override(, experiment.alternative_names) if forced_alternative: return forced_alternative _clean_old_versions(experiment) if (_exclude_visitor() or _not_allowed_to_test(experiment.key)): _begin_experiment(experiment) alternative_name = _get_session().get(experiment.key) if alternative_name: return alternative_name alternative = experiment.next_alternative() alternative.increment_participation() _begin_experiment(experiment, return except ConnectionError: if not current_app.config['SPLIT_DB_FAILOVER']: raise control = alternatives[0] return control[0] if isinstance(control, tuple) else control
[docs]def finished(experiment_name, reset=True): """ Track a conversion. :param experiment_name: Name of the experiment. :param reset: If set to `True` current user's session is reset so that they may start the test again in the future. If set to `False` the user will always see the alternative they started with. Defaults to `True`. """ if _exclude_visitor(): return redis = _get_redis_connection() try: experiment = Experiment.find(redis, experiment_name) if not experiment: return alternative_name = _get_session().get(experiment.key) if alternative_name: split_finished = set(session.get('split_finished', [])) if experiment.key not in split_finished: alternative = Alternative( redis, alternative_name, experiment_name) alternative.increment_completion() if reset: _get_session().pop(experiment.key, None) try: split_finished.remove(experiment.key) except KeyError: pass else: split_finished.add(experiment.key) session['split_finished'] = list(split_finished) except ConnectionError: if not current_app.config['SPLIT_DB_FAILOVER']: raise
def _override(experiment_name, alternatives): if request.args.get(experiment_name) in alternatives: return request.args.get(experiment_name) def _begin_experiment(experiment, alternative_name=None): if not alternative_name: alternative_name = _get_session()[experiment.key] = alternative_name session.modified = True def _get_session(): if 'split' not in session: session['split'] = {} return session['split'] def _exclude_visitor(): """ Return `True` if the current visitor should be excluded from participating to the A/B test, or `False` otherwise. """ return _is_robot() or _is_ignored_ip_address() def _not_allowed_to_test(experiment_key): return ( not current_app.config['SPLIT_ALLOW_MULTIPLE_EXPERIMENTS'] and _doing_other_tests(experiment_key) ) def _doing_other_tests(experiment_key): """ Return `True` if the current user is doing other experiments than the experiment with the key ``experiment_key`` at the moment, or `False` otherwise. """ for key in _get_session().iterkeys(): if key != experiment_key: return True return False def _clean_old_versions(experiment): for old_key in _old_versions(experiment): del _get_session()[old_key] session.modified = True def _old_versions(experiment): if experiment.version > 0: return [ key for key in _get_session().iterkeys() if key.startswith( and key != experiment.key ] else: return [] def _is_robot(): """ Return `True` if the current visitor is a robot or spider, or `False` otherwise. This function works by comparing the request's user agent with a regular expression. The regular expression can be configured with the ``SPLIT_ROBOT_REGEX`` setting. """ robot_regex = current_app.config['SPLIT_ROBOT_REGEX'] user_agent = request.headers.get('User-Agent', '') return, user_agent, flags=re.VERBOSE) def _is_ignored_ip_address(): """ Return `True` if the IP address of the current visitor should be ignored, or `False` otherwise. The list of ignored IP addresses can be configured with the ``SPLIT_IGNORE_IP_ADDRESSES`` setting. """ ignore_ip_addresses = current_app.config['SPLIT_IGNORE_IP_ADDRESSES'] return request.remote_addr in ignore_ip_addresses