The only Python package that needs to be installed globally is
Tox. All the dependencies, testing tools
and documentation tools will be installed by Tox in virtual environments. Tox
will test against Python 2.7 and PyPy. Python 2.7 virtual
environment will have coverage.py
installed for unit test coverage checking which will be reported in the
terminal when you run Tox. Detailed HTML reports will be generated in the
$ pip install tox $ tox
Usually it will suffice to run:
$ tox -e py27
However, before committing, you should make sure that PyPy works as well.
Documentation is built using Sphinx, which is going to be installed by Tox in the Python 2.7 virtual environment.
$ make docs
The output will be in