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Continues test runner.

Project description


crunner is small application to run test after every change and notify about results.

Main features:

  • continuously watch directories

  • execute proper tests after every change

  • send notification about test result

  • test framework independent

  • notifier independent


  • Python 2.7.x (not tested with Python 3.x)

  • watchdog (python package)

  • mock (for testing)

Continues Integration


Latest version of plugin is available in project artifacts.


pip install crunner


Configuration file .crunner.json has to created in user home directory. The format of the file looks like below:

  "notifier": {
    "cmd": "/usr/bin/notify-send",
    "img_arg": "-i",
    "msg_arg": "",
    "add_args": ""
  "tester": {
    "cmd": "/usr/local/bin/py.test",
    "args": "-s --timeout 1 --random --pep8",
    "run_on_startup": true
  "projects": {
    "crunner": {
      "active": true,
      "test_path": "/home/user/workspace/crunner/test/",
      "project_path": "/home/user/workspace/crunner"

Presented configuration is notifier and test framework independent. It is possible to extend this configuration to watch multiple projects by adding new configuration project.


Please feel free to present your idea by code example (pull request) or reported issues.


crunner - Application to run test continuously and notify about every change

Copyright (C) 2014 Pawel Chomicki

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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