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Welcome to nose2

nose2 is the successor to nose.

It’s unittest with plugins.

nose2 is a new project and does not support all of the features of nose. See differences for a thorough rundown.

nose2’s purpose is to extend unittest to make testing nicer and easier to understand.

nose2 vs pytest

nose2 may or may not be a good fit for your project.

If you are new to python testing, we encourage you to also consider pytest, a popular testing framework.

Full Docs

Full documentation for nose2 is available at


If you want to make contributions, please read the contributing guide.

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