grep for GroupMe
Grep for GroupMe
For something similar that runs in the browser, take a look at https://www.searchme.co/ instead.
Do you wish GroupMe had a search function? Me too. That's why I wrote GrepMe, a command line search tool for GroupMe that's featureful and easy to use.
pip install grepme
- Create your login token on https://dev.groupme.com/applications -> Create Application None of the info there is used in grepme, you can give garbage values.
- Run grepme. You should be prompted for your login token.
If you type your token wrong, you can use
-D and grepme will prompt you again,
grepme -D some_text
- Search case-insensitive for 'school':
grepme -i school
- Show every message from every group you're in:
- Search in a specific group:
grepme --group USCCyber api
- Filter by date:
grepme -d '.*' | grep 2018
- Search by user:
grepme -u Joshua '.*'
- Show all available groups:
- Show version:
- Show messages newer than 1 week:
grepme --json '.*' | jq -r "select(.created_at > $(date -d '1 week ago' +%s)) | .text"
- Show at most 10 messages:
grepme --json '.*' | head -n 10 | jq -r '.name, .text'
See it in action
$ grepme -i swear --group 'ACM$' Huиter Damroи: I work in the IBM building but I can meet you at Swearingen or anywhere. Matthew Clapp: Is anybody in Swearingen? ℬℜΔƉѰ: Can someone confirm that the Airport monitors in Swearingen have a Code-a-thon announcement? Justin Baum: Hey does anyone know who I should email so my Carolina Card can get me into Swearingen? ^C
GrepMe uses configparse for configuration,
see its documentation for details. For example, I use the following configuration
~/.config/grepme.toml, which searches only in 'ACM' by default:
group = "^ACM$"
usage: grepme [-h] [-g GROUP] [-l] [-q] [-d] [-i] [-a AFTER_CONTEXT] [-b BEFORE_CONTEXT] [-c CONTEXT] [-u USER] [-o] [-v] [-V] [-D] [--clear-cache] [--color | --no-color] [--json] [-f | -F] regex [regex ...] grep for groupme, version 1.3.5 positional arguments: regex text to search optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -g GROUP, --group GROUP group to search. can be specified multiple times -l, --list show all available groups and exit -q, --quiet don't show who said something -d, --date show the date a message was sent -i, --ignore-case ignore case distinctions in both text and groups -a AFTER_CONTEXT, -A AFTER_CONTEXT, --after-context AFTER_CONTEXT show the following n messages after a match -b BEFORE_CONTEXT, -B BEFORE_CONTEXT, --before-context BEFORE_CONTEXT show the previous n messages before a match -c CONTEXT, -C CONTEXT, --context CONTEXT show n messages around a match. overrides -A and -B. -u USER, --user USER search by username. can be specified multiple times -o, --only-matching only show text that matched, not the whole message -v, --reverse-matching only show messages that didn't match -V, --version show version -D, --delete-cached delete cached credentials. useful if you mistype in the inital login prompt --clear-cache delete cached message. you should very rarely have to use this option --color always color output --no-color never color output --json print messages as JSON -f, --favorited, --liked only show liked messages -F, --not-favorited, --not-liked never show liked messages
Unicode is handled fine, see examples above.
pip install -r dev-requirements.txt
If you see any test failures, it's a bug! Please let me know: https://github.com/jyn514/GrepMe/issues If you have suggestions for more tests, those are also welcome.
Fork the repository, make some changes, make a pull request.
Note: the script
test/pre-commit will be run on any commit.
You may want to run it automatically yourself:
ln -s ../test/pre-commit .git/hooks
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