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Opinionated but handy app startup wrapper.

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pyglib provides a clean, consistent setup for writing commandline scripts and applications in Python. It makes use of python-gflags and python-glog, and adds an app startup helper that deals with initialization boilerplate so you don’t have to think about it.

Example usage:

#!/usr/bin/env python

from pyglib import app, gflags, log

gflags.DEFINE_integer('bananas', 7, 'Number of bananas.')

FLAGS = gflags.FLAGS


def main(args):
    log.info('There are %s bananas.', FLAGS.bananas)
    log.debug('This will only show up if you run with --verbosity=10')


if __name__ == __main__:
    app.run()

The above module is usable as a commandline app, complete with argument parsing and validation. It automatically has a few flags like --help and --verbosity that come from gflags and glog. Any positional arguments left over after parsing flags are passed along to the main() function.

This example module can also be imported as a library for use in another app. When used that way, any script that imports this one will inherit the --bananas flag defined here.

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