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A python package to manage your (scientific) model runs, input and output.

Project description


Version number: 0.4
Author: Michel Wortmann, Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research, Germany


A python package to create flexible APIs for (scientific) models.

Modelmanager itself has no dependencies, but some of its plugins do. They will
direct you two install them through `pip`.
Python development dependencies are listed in `requirements_dev.txt`. Before
installing the any package (see below) consider setting up a virtual python
environment (`virtualenv mydevenv`).


To install use pip:

$ pip install modelmanager

Or clone the repo:

$ git clone
$ python install

The model
The modelmanager links with your model like illustrated in this file structure:
modeldir/ # your main model directory
mm/ # the modelmanager resource directory # define or import here all variables, functions and plugins
browser/ # this is a plugin directory, e.g. for the browser app

modelexec # all your model resources
With this setup you can either use your model interface through the commandline
or through the python API (see Usage below).


Initialise project where in your model root directory:
cd home/mymodel
modelmanager init
Add some variables, functions or plugins for your model in mm/ and
call them on the commandline like this:
modelmanager example_function --example_argument=2
Or use your new model api in a Python script like this:
import modelmanager as mm

project = mm.Project()
result = project.example_function()

Use the browser app by adding this line to your settings:
from modelmanager.plugins.browser import *
Then start the application on the commandline:
modelmanager startbrowser
Navigate to localhost/admin in your browser.

Ideas and feature requests are collected in

## Testing
Run test in tests/ like this:
make # runs all tests
python # just runs test_projects with call stats
python -m unittest test_project.Settings # just run Settings tests
make clean # clean any leftover test output
`make` should pass before submitting a pull/merge request.

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