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It is sometimes possible to tell that code stinks even without looking at it. This Django app tries to accomplish that.


pip install django-smelly-tokens


In your define SMELLY_TOKENS_APPLICATIONS list with packages you want to inspect.

In a package with code quality tests (e.g. import tests you want to check your apps against:

from smelly_tokens.test_smelly_tokens import (

Run test or ./ test or py.test or nose or whatever runner you’re using.


To silence known errors PEP8-style noqa comment can be used in the beginning of a file:

# smelly_tokens: noqa

Or in-line:

eval('print 123')  # noqa

To exclude an entire directory add it’s path to SMELLY_TOKENS_EXCLUDE_DIRS list in settings.

Adding your own tokens

To create a new type of smelly token test case, inherit SmellyTokensTestCase and override _tokens list:

from django.test import TestCase
from smelly_tokens.test_smelly_tokens import SmellyTokensTestCase

class OOPTokensTestCase(SmellyTokensTestCase, TestCase):
""" OOP hater. """
_tokens = ['class', 'object', 'Object']



0.4.4 (2018-06-06)

  • #movingtogitlab

0.4 (2017-05-06)

  • Introduced zest.releaser.
  • Released to PyPI.
  • Documentation.

0.3 (2017-05-02)

  • Python 2 / 3 compatibility.
  • Multiple tokens per class.

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