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Create simple, nested, command-line interfaces.

Project description

Create simple, nested, command-line interfaces with Clams (Command Line Applications Made Simple).

Installation

pip install clams

Example

A simple example with hello and goodbye subcommands. This can be found at /demo/salutation.py.

from clams import arg, Command


salutation = Command('salutation')


@salutation.register('hello')
@arg('name', nargs='?')  # same interface as argparse's ``add_argument``
def handler(name):
    print 'Hello %s' % (name or 'Nick')


@salutation.register('goodbye')
@arg('name', nargs='?')
def handler(name):
    print 'Goodbye %s' % (name or 'Nick')


if __name__ == '__main__':
    salutation.init()
    salutation.parse_args()

Usage:

$ cd demo

$ ./salutation.py hello
Hello Nick
$ ./salutation.py hello Jason
Hello Jason

$ ./salutation.py goodbye "my friend."
Goodbye my friend.

Documentation

Clams documentation is available on ReadTheDocs and can be found locally in the /docs directory.

Issue Reporting and Contact Information

If you have any problems with this software, please take a moment to report them at https://github.com/unbservices/clams or by email to nick@unb.services.

If you are a security researcher or believe you have found a security vulnerability in this software, please contact us by email at nick@unb.services.

Contributing

Contributions are always welcome, whether it’s reporting a bug or sending a pull request. If you want to help, but don’t know where to start, email me at nick@unb.services and I’ll try to point you in the right direction.

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