I’ve seen many confusing posts on how to enable colour output for Symfony testing on Windows.
This was pretty straightforward in the end for my Windows 7 x64 machine.
First, download and install Cygwin. Windows command prompt just won’t do it.
Then go to http://adoxa.110mb.com/index.html and download ANSICON (I used ANSICON 1.32).
Save and extract to C:\ drive, then open command prompt, go to \x64, and type the following:
Now when you open Cygwin and run tests with or without the –color option, you get your colour output.