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pytest plugin to display test execution output like a SPECIFICATION

Project Description

pytest_spec

pytest plugin to display test execution output like a SPECIFICATION.

Available features

  • Format output to look like specification.
  • Group tests by classes.
  • Failed, passed and skipped are marked and colored.
  • Remove test_ and underscores for every test.
  • Method under test may be highlighted (method) like in example.

Output example

py.test --spec

test/test_example.py::TestWhenExamplePassed
    [PASS]  Execute returns positive return code

test/test_example.py::TestWhenExampleFailed
    [FAIL]  Execute returns negative return code

test/test_example.py::TestWhenExampleIsSkipped
    [SKIP]  Execute returns something

test/test_example.py::TestExamplesWhenMethodUnderTestIsHighlighted
    [FAIL]  The (execute_command) returns negative return code
    [PASS]  The (execute_command) returns positive return code
    [SKIP]  The (execute_command) returns something

Highlight method under test

Simple test definition is required (double ‘__’ characters before and after method) to put method under test between ‘<>’ characters e.g.

def test__execute_method__returns_something(self):

may be displayed as:

[PASS]  The (execute_command) returns something
[FAIL]  The (execute_command) returns something
[SKIP]  The (execute_command) returns something

This type of format provides clear information:

  • which method is under test
  • what kind of result should be expected

Continues Integration

https://drone.io/github.com/pchomik/pytest-spec/status.png

Download

Latest version of plugin is available in drone.io project artifacts.

Install

pip install pytest_spec

Contribution

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

Future plans

  • Tests with other pytest plugins to check possible side-effects.
  • Work to make output even better.

License

pytest-spec - pytest plugin to display test execution output like a SPECIFICATION.

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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