This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (pypi.python.org).
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

Building command line tools with minimal effort by decorators

Project Description
argtools
==========

Description
-------------------
Just a wrapper of argparse module which is included in Python standard libraries for ver. >= 2.7.
Argtools helps you to build command line tools with *minimal effort*.

Quick start
-------------------

### Installation
```sh
$ pip install argtools
```

### Basic usage

```python
# examples/test.py
from argtools import command, argument

@command
@argument('foo', help='a positional arugment')
@argument('--bar', default=3, help='an optional argument')
def main(args):
""" One line description here

Write details here (printed with --help|-h)
"""
print args.bar
print args.foo
return 1 # return code


if __name__ == '__main__':
command.run()
```

```sh
$ python test.py
$ python test.py -v # It setups logging module internally and has verbose mode
```

The argument function has same api as argparse.ArgumentParser.add_argument.
(see http://docs.python.org/dev/library/argparse.html for detail.)


### Creating subcommands

```python
# examples/subtest.py
from argtools import command, argument

@command.add_sub
def foo(args):
""" This is foo
"""
print 'foo'


@command.add_sub
def bar(args):
""" This is bar
"""
print 'bar'


@command.add_sub(name=baz) # set different name
def bar(args):
""" This is baz
"""
print 'baz'

if __name__ == '__main__':
command.run()
```

```sh
$ python test.py foo # print foo
$ python test.py bar # print bar
$ python test.py bar -h # print help text of bar subcommand
```


Features
-------------------

- command.run setups logging module internally and can control verbosity like -v, -vv, ..
- command.run ignores SIGPIPE occured inside of wrapped function
- It supports group or exclusive arguments by argument.group, argument.exclusive (documentation is #TODO)
- Builtin options (-v, --verbose, --debug) can be turned off by setting command.add_verbose = False or command.add_debug = False


Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.1.5

History Node

0.1.4

History Node

0.1.3

History Node

0.1.2

History Node

0.1.1

History Node

0.1.0

Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
argtools-0.1.5.tar.gz (4.4 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Apr 17, 2017

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting