ASCII to SVG Git log graph visualizer.
ASCII to SVG Git log graph visualizer. Useful for teaching Git. Under the hood it uses https://github.com/bast/ascii2graph.
$ cat example.txt [feature] | v x1-----x2 / c1----c2----m1----c3----c4 \ / ^ b1----b2----b3 | ^ ^ [master,HEAD] | | [_branch] [branch] $ gitink --time-direction=90 --in-file=example.txt | display
This produces (display command requires imagemagick):
$ gitink --help Usage: gitink [OPTIONS] Options: --scale FLOAT Scale sizes by this factor. --in-file TEXT ASCII file to convert. --time-direction INTEGER Direction of the time arrow (0, 90, 180, or 270). --help Show this message and exit.
$ pip install gitink
Alternately you can replace master with a branch or a tag.
How do the colors work?
Coloring is done according to the first character of the commit hash. Other suggestions welcome.
I used this code before but the API changed?
You can find the old version on the spaghetti branch.
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