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Converts Greek beta code to Greek characters and vice versa

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Beta Code Converter for Python


Converts Greek beta code to Greek characters and vice versa.


pip install beta_code


import beta_code

beta_code.greek_to_beta_code('χαῖρε ὦ κόσμε')
# => 'xai=re w)= ko/sme'

beta_code.beta_code_to_greek('mh=nin a)/eide qea\\ *phlhi+a/dew *)axilh=os')
# => 'μῆνιν ἄειδε θεὰ Πηληϊάδεω Ἀχιλῆος'


python -m unittest tests/

In Python 2

cd tests/ && python -m unittest test_beta_code

Updating JSON

git subtree pull --prefix beta_code/vendor/beta-code-json/ master --squash

In the case of a merge conflict:

git checkout --theirs vendor/beta-code-json/
git add vendor/beta-code-json
git commit


  • Install dependencies:
python3 -m pip install --user --upgrade setuptools wheel
python3 -m pip install --user --upgrade twine
  • Bump version in
  • Commit and push to GitHub
  • On GitHub, create a new release
  • Run python3 sdist bdist_wheel
  • Run twine upload dist/*


For the mappings between beta code and Unicode, see

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