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A small script to generate coverage badges using Example of a generated badge:

Example coverage badge

The badge template has been taken from, therefore it should look mostly good. (The spec is a bit stricter on the margins, but I can't easily do text width calculations in Python so the margins might not always be 4px.)


First, run to generate the necessary coverage data. Then you can either return the badge SVG to stdout:

$ coverage-badge

...or write it to a file:

$ coverage-badge -o coverage.svg

It's important that you run coverage-badge from the directory where the .coverage data file is located.

Different colors for cover ranges:








The full usage text:

usage: [-h] [-o FILEPATH] [-p] [-f] [-q] [-v]

Generate coverage badges for

optional arguments:
  -h, --help   show this help message and exit
  -o FILEPATH  Save the file to the specified path.
  -p           Plain color mode. Standard green badge.
  -f           Force overwrite image, use with -o key.
  -q           Don't output any non-error messages.
  -v           Show version.


MIT License, see LICENSE.txt file..