I've been coming back to pytest as a test runner, and I have to say it's one of my favourites.

Everything falls in place with minimal setup, and the fixture system allows you to model test dependencies super-flexibly. 😍


Ease-of-use is the most crucial feature of a test runner.

Look at, for example, Jest & TypeScript. It's so nightmarish to get running for a new project that most developers will abandon writing tests. You know what that does to the quality.

Are you writing a test framework? Make it accessible!

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