How to Install Nose in Python on MacOS?
In this article, we will learn how to install Nose in Python on MacOS. Nose extends the test loading and running features of unittest, making it easier to write, find and run tests.
Method 1: Using pip to install Nose Package
Follow the below steps to install the Nose package on macOS using pip:
Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed.
python3 --version pip3 --version
Step 3: Upgrade your pip to avoid errors during installation.
pip3 install --upgrade pip
Step 4: Enter the following command to install Nose using pip3.
pip3 install nose2
Method 2: Using setup.py to install Nose
Follow the below steps to install the Nose package on macOS using the setup.py file:
Step 1: Download the latest source package of Nose for python3 from here.
curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/b5/6d/26c2edff2c51bbb266c17d3c402e0ca3624fee8786c1329bcc59d1d7e879/nose2-0.10.0.tar.gz > nose2.tar.gz
Step 2: Extract the downloaded package using the following command.
tar -xzvf nose2.tar.gz
Step 3: Go inside the folder and Enter the following command to install the package.
Note: You must have developer tools for XCode MacOS installed in your system
cd nose2-0.10.0 python3 setup.py install
Verifying Nose installation on macOS:
Make the following import in your python terminal to verify if the installation has been done properly:
If there is any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.