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Code that graphs code

Project description

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Code that graphs code

Uses the python AST to parse Python source code and build a call graph.

Output

An example of the current output of the parser parsing itself.

parser.py

Installation

pip install codegrapher

To generate graphs, graphviz must be installed.

Usage

At the command line

To parse a file and output results to the console:

codegrapher path/to/file.py --printed

To parse a file and output results to a file:

codegrapher path/to/file.py --output output_file_name --output-type png

To analyze a directory of files, along with all files it contains:

codegrapher -r path/to/directory --output multiple_file_analysis

And if you have a list of functions that aren’t useful in your graph, add it to a .cg_ignore file:

# cg_ignore file
# all lines beginning with '#' are ignored

# every function calls this, so it's not helpful in my graph:
log_error

# I don't want to see this in my graph:
parse
lower

Then add the –ignore flag to your command. Using the flag –remove-builtins provides the same functionality for ignoring items found in __builtins__.

As a Python module

To easily parse code in Python :

from codegrapher.parser import FileObject

file_object = FileObject('path/to/file.py')
file_object.visit()

And then to add that code to a graph and render it (using graphviz):

from codegrapher.graph import FunctionGrapher

graph = FunctionGrapher()
graph.add_file_to_graph(file_object)
graph.name = 'name.gv'
graph.format = 'png'
graph.render()

Which will produce your code as a png file, name.gv.png, along with a dot file name.gv

More documentation for the Python module can be found at Read the Docs.

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