Jasmine for Python is deprecated. We recommend using the jasmine or jasmine-browser-runner NPM packages instead.

Using Jasmine with Python

The Jasmine Python package contains helper code for developing Jasmine projects for Python-based web projects (Django, Flask, etc.) or for JavaScript projects where Python is a welcome partner. It serves up a project’s Jasmine suite in a browser so you can focus on your code instead of manually editing script tags in the Jasmine runner HTML file.


You can install Jasmine using pip or by adding it to your requirements.txt.

pip install jasmine

__init__ a Project

Initailize a project for Jasmine by creating a spec directory and configuration yaml for you.

jasmine init

At this point you should be able to write your first suite


Customize spec/javascripts/support/jasmine.yml to enumerate the source files, stylesheets, and spec files you would like the Jasmine runner to include. You may use dir glob strings.


Once you have set up your jasmine.yml, you can start the Jasmine server by running jasmine.

jasmine server

Point your browser to localhost:8888. The suite will run every time the page is re-loaded.

Start Jasmine on a different port by passing the -p flag.

jasmine server -p 1337

Continuous Integration

For Continuous Integration environments, run jasmine ci in the project build steps:

jasmine ci

The browser used by selenium can be changed by exporting JASMINE_BROWSER

export JASMINE_BROWSER=chrome
jasmine ci

or by setting the ----browser flag.

jasmine ci --browser firefox

You can also specify a randomization seed for an individual jasmine:ci run for debugging purposes.

jasmine ci --seed 4321