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Django autotest is a command that automaticaly runs the test suite

Project Description


Django autotest is a custom command for your applications that runs the test suite when you save a test file and displays a desktop notification with the results.


1. Install the package with pip install django_autotest or alternatively you can download the tarball and run python install

  1. Add autotest to your INSTALLED_APPS list in
INSTALLED_APPS = ('autotest')
  1. Add a PROJECT_ROOT variable to with the absolute path to your Django application.
from os.path import abspath, dirname

PROJECT_ROOT = abspath(dirname(__file__))

# or if you have already defined that for another purposes ( templates for example )


Additional notes


Django 1.2+


For the notifications:

libnotify ( Linux ) Growl ( Windows and Mac )

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