Simple command line snippets.
pip install boom.py
You can also install it the old-fashioned way, if that’s more your speed:
git clone https://github.com/epochblue/boom.py cd boom.py python setup.py install
To create a new snippet, provide both the key name and a value for the key.
$> boom new_key new_value 'new_key' is now 'new_value'.
To retrieve the value for a key once it’s been set, simply provide the key name. The value will be automatically copied to the system clipboard.
$> boom new_key 'new_key' successfully copied to clipboard.
If you attempt to set a value for an existing key, boom.py will return with an error.
$> boom new_key new_value Error: Key 'new_key' already exists.
If you’d like to update an existing key, use the --overwrite flag:
$> boom new_key updated_value --overwrite 'new_key' is now 'updated_value'.
And if you’d like to delete a key/value pair, use the --delete flag.
$> boom new_key --delete 'new_key' has been removed.
By default, boom.py stores its “database” in a file located at $HOME/.boomdb. If you’d like to save your snippets to a different location, you can use the -d or --database flag:
$> boom --database ./snip.db new_key new_value 'new_key' is now 'new_value'
If you provide no argument or options to boom.py, it will print all the currently-stored records to the screen.
$> boom new_key new_value new_key2 new_value2 example example_value
It’s not much, but that’s all there is to boom.py.
boom.py is MIT licensed. Please see the included LICENSE file.
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