Nose2 is a popular test runner in Python that can detect the unit tests in your project and execute them. If you are familiar with unittest – Python’s standard library and prefer the same over other test automation frameworks in Python – then you should have a brief look at Nose2 Python.

Nose2 Python is based on unittest and adds more value to the framework through its rich plugin ecosystem. In simple terms, Nose2 is an extension of the unittest module. Our earlier blog on Selenium Python Nose tutorial took a deep dive into the older version of Nose (1.3.7). It is still being used by a certain percentage of the development and test fraternity.

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