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A pure Python MapFile parser for working with MapServer

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mappyfile
=========

| |Version| |Build Status| |Docs|

A pure Python MapFile parser for working with MapServer, built using `Lark <https://github.com/erezsh/lark>`_

.. image:: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/geographika/mappyfile/master/docs/images/class_parsed_small.png

Requirements
------------

* Python 2.7 or Python 3.x

Installation
------------

mappyfile is available on PyPI (Python Package Index), and can be installed using pip:

.. code-block:: console

pip install mappyfile

This will also install its required dependency Lark.

Documentation
-------------

Documentation at http://mappyfile.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

Usage
-----

.. code-block:: python

import mappyfile

mapfile = mappyfile.load("./docs/examples/raster.map")

# update the map name
mapfile["name"] = "MyNewMap"

new_layer_string = """
LAYER
NAME 'land'
TYPE POLYGON
DATA '../data/vector/naturalearth/ne_110m_land'
CLASS
STYLE
COLOR 107 208 107
OUTLINECOLOR 2 2 2
WIDTH 1
END
END
END
"""

new_layer = mappyfile.loads(new_layer_string)
layers.insert(0, new_layer) # can insert the new layer at any index

print(mappyfile.dumps(mapfile))

Authors
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* Seth Girvin `@geographika <https://github.com/geographika>`_
* Erez Shinan `@erezsh <https://github.com/erezsh>`_

.. include:: docs/HISTORY.rst

.. |Version| image:: https://img.shields.io/pypi/v/mappyfile.svg
:target: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/mappyfile

.. |Build Status| image:: https://travis-ci.org/geographika/mappyfile.svg?branch=master
:target: https://travis-ci.org/geographika/mappyfile

.. |Docs| image:: https://img.shields.io/badge/docs-latest-brightgreen.svg?style=flat
:target: http://mappyfile.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

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