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Pretty progress and load indicators

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python-propeller
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Pretty progress and load indicators.

Installation:

pip install python-propeller

$ python
>>> from propeller import demo, propeller
>>> demo()

Usage as spinner:

with propeller("spinning propeller") as p:
# do something
p.spin()

# do more
p.spin()

# print to console
p.println("without messing up the spinner")

# replace "spinning propeller"
p.msg("spinner")

...


Usage with progress indicator:

with propeller("progress propeller") as p:
n = 1000
for i in range(n):
# do something
p.progress(i, n)


Process a collections:

def preprocessor(item):
# preprocess

def finalizer(item):
# finalize

pre_processed = propeller("preprocessing").map(preprocess, in_list)
propeller("finalizing").process(finalizer, pre_processed)


If the length of your collections can be determined, a progress bar will be
displayed. If iterables are given, a spinner will be displayed. If you know
the size of your iterables, you can explicitly specify it with the `n`
keyword argument:

def doit(item):
# work

propeller().process(doit, a_iterable, b_iterable, n=42)


`python-propeller` uses threading and needs to be ended cleanly. This can be
done by using `process`, `map` or `imap` functions, using the `with` statement
or explicitly calling the `end` method when you are finished.

p = propeller()
try:
# do something
finally:
p.end()


Various measurements are optional:

with propeller(eta=False, ops=False, eta=False, percent=False) as plain_p:
plain_p.spin()


Customization
-------------

The classic propeller can be made like so:

from time import sleep

def noop(item):
sleep(0.01)

propeller(spinner="|/-\\").process(noop, iter(range(300)))


But this is also one of the many preconfigured styles:

propeller(spinner='lines').process(noop, iter(range(300)))


With progress bars the first character of the string is used for the unfilled
portion of the bar and the last character for the filled portion:

propeller(bar=' -+=').process(noop, range(300))

# produces something like this:
========- [ops: 99][eta: 2s][23%]


Included styles for both spinners and progress bars:

`shades` ┄░▒▓█ (default)
`hbar` ▁▂▃▄▅▆▇█
`vbar` ▏▎▍▌▋▊▉█
`dots` ⠀⠁⠃⠇⡇⣇⣧⣷⣿

# print all spinner and progress bar styles
from propeller import print_styles
print_styles()

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