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A unit testing tool for code that sends email.

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MailTest is a Python unittesting library that for code that sends email. It starts a local SMTP server inside a Python with block, and captures all the email sent to it. These emails can then be read within the block.


with mailtest.Server() as mt:
    assert len(mt.emails) == 1


pip3 install mailtest


Configuration is done via kwargs to mailtest.Server(). Options: - smtp_port (default: 1025) - sendgrid_port (default: None)


MailTest can test receive approx. 4000 emails/second on an Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz.


$ python2
Ran 2 tests in 0.269s

$ python3
Ran 2 tests in 0.543s


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