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Send a notification to your mobile device

Project description

NotifYourselfCLI

NotifYourselfCLI makes sending notifications to your mobile phone easy. Just follow these simple steps:

  • Install NotifYourselfCLI on your sending machine
  • Install the NotifYourself android app from Play Store or compile it yourself
  • Find your token in the configuration page of the app
  • Run notifyourself -T <token> "Hello yourself!" to send yourself a notification

You can use this to push yourself a message when your long running simulation, nn-training or calculation is finished:

$ longRunningCalculation.sh && notifyourself "Job finished :)"

Installation

Simply use pip to install notifyourself:

$ python -m pip install notifyourself

Using source direclty

You can also just use the python script source directly; make sure you install the requests package: python -m pip install requests

Configuration

Configuration is done using the file ~/.config/notifyourself/config.ini (or %USERPROFILE%\.config\notifyourself\config.ini on Windows).

# notifYourself configuration
#
# You can define multiple targets with different tokens and use
# the -t flag to choose one. Default is the DEFAULT target.

[DEFAULT]
# Use your notifYourself app to find this token
token=

# [ANOTHER_TARGET]
# token=ANOTHER_TARGETS_TOKEN

Usage

usage: notifyourself [-h] [-T TOKEN | -t TARGET] [--config CONFIG]
                     title [body]

Send a notification to your phone

positional arguments:
  title                 Notification title
  body                  Longer message in the body of the notification

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -T TOKEN, --token TOKEN
                        Use this token to send the message
  -t TARGET, --target TARGET
                        Send message to this target phone specified in the
                        config file
  --config CONFIG       Configfile to use instead of default

Examples

  • Send a short result with the notification
$ echo "42" > ./result
$ notifyourself "Job's finished :)" "Result: $(cat ./result)"
  • Change the token
$ notifyourself -T "longlong:token-foobar" "It works :)"
  • Have multiple phones preconfigured
$ cat ~/.config/notifyourself/config.ini 
# notifYourself configuration
#
# You can define multiple targets with different tokens and use
# the -t flag to choose one. Default is the DEFAULT target.

[DEFAULT]
# Use your notifYourself app to find this token
token=foobarbaz1

[ANOTHER_TARGET]
token=target2token

$ notifyourself -t ANOTHER_TARGET "This shows in the other one"

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