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inflate lets you compute how much money is worth in different years

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:money_with_wings: inflate

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inflate is a Python built command line interface that lets you quickly compute how inflation affects a sum of money in an intuitive and visually pleasing package.


Run pip install inflate. Verify that the latest version is installed by running inflate --version.



The options are

  -c, --country TEXT  Country [either US/UK], default is UK
  -i, --inclusive     Include ending year, default no
  -a, --average       Show average annualised inflation, default no
  --version           Show the version and exit.
  --help              Show this message and exit.


>>> inflate -c US -i 1998 1999 50
    $50.0 in 1998 is worth $51.51 in 1999 (inclusive).
>>> inflate -a 1998 2000 50
		£50.0 in 1998 is worth £51.46 in 2000 (exclusive). The average inflation across this period was 1.46%.

Current features

  • [x] Able to work "backwards", that is, if you want to know how much $10 in 2018 was worth in 2000, you can do so via inflate -c US 2018 2000 10
  • [x] Package and publish on PyPI.

Future features/work

  • [ ] Add in a more detailed analytics view, showing average inflation across time period.
  • [ ] Flesh out the testing modules

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