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One line jokes for programmers (jokes as a service)

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One line jokes for programmers (jokes as a service)


Install the pyjokes module in pip.

Python 3:

sudo apt-get install python3-pip
sudo pip3 install pyjokes

or on some systems:

sudo apt-get install python3-pip
sudo pip-3.2 install pyjokes

Python 2:

sudo apt-get install python-pip
sudo pip install pyjokes


Once installed, simply call pyjoke from the command line.

Alternatively use the -c flag to get jokes from a specific category. Options:

-c neutral [default] (neutral geek jokes) -c explicit (explicit geek jokes) -c chuck (Chuck Norris geek jokes) -c all (all jokes)

You can also access the jokes in your own project by importing pyjokes. You have access to the get_joke function, the jokes list, and the joke catgeory lists separately: geek_neutral, geek_explicit, chuck_nerdy.


This project began at the PySS 2014 conference in San Sebastian.

Open Source

  • The code is licensed under the BSD Licence
  • The project source code is hosted on GitHub
  • Please use GitHub issues to submit bugs and report issues
  • Feel free to contribute!

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