Continuous unit test runner for django
Watson is a continuous unit test runner for django. As long as the script is running, it will monitor for changes in your code and re-run your test suite when needed.
- Monitor source code and run tests on change
- OSX notifications
- Colored test output
Watson can be installed from PyPI using easy_install:
$ easy_install Watson-CT
$ pip install Watson-CT
To setup Watson under Django add watson to your INSTALLED_APPS setting. The run manage.py drwatson to start the tester process. You can give an application label or test name using the same format as the built-in test command.
- --nocolor : flag, default: False
- Disable colored output.
- -u, --ui : default: autodetect
- Force the use of a specific UI module. Available options are osx, growl2 and none.
Watson provides a UI to indicate the current test status after each run, even if the console is in the background.
The default UI on OS X uses terminal-notifier. A Native OSX notification is posted after each test run. It requires [terminal-notifier][HOMEPAGE] command-line tool
Use Growl 2 via AppleScript. A Growl 2 notification is posted after each test run. It requires https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/growl/id467939042