pytest-sugar is a plugin for py.test that shows failures and errors instantly and shows a progress bar.
You will need the following prerequisites in order to use pytest-sugar:
- Python 2.7, 3.4 or newer
- pytest 2.9.0 or newer
- pytest-xdist 1.14 or above if you want the progress bar to work while running tests in parallel
To install pytest-sugar:
$ pip install pytest-sugar
Then run your tests with:
If you would like more detailed output (one test per line), then you may use the verbose option:
$ py.test --verbose
If you would like to run tests without pytest-sugar, use:
$ py.test -p no:sugar
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