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generate README from python docstrings

Project description

Installation

$ [sudo] pip install readme-docstring

Classes

class __doc__
readme_docstring.Classes classes table class. attrs: classes
readme_docstring.Functions functions table class. attrs: functions
readme_docstring.Table abstract table class. attrs: headers, objects

Functions

function __doc__
readme_docstring.getclasses() return a list of classes defined in __all__
readme_docstring.getdoc(obj) return first line of an object docstring
readme_docstring.getfunctions() return a list of functions defined in __all__
readme_docstring.getmembers() return all the members defined in __all__ in a list of (name, value) pairs
readme_docstring.getmodules() return a list of modules
readme_docstring.getspec(routine) return a string with Python routine specification

Executable modules

usage __doc__
python -m readme_docstring.classes generate classes table
python -m readme_docstring.functions generate functions table

Examples

example with readme-generator

class Readme(readme_generator.Readme):
    order = [..., "classes", "functions", ...]

    def classes(self):
        classes = self.getclasses()
        return readme_docstring.Classes(classes)

    def functions(self):
        functions = self.getfunctions()
        return readme_docstring.Functions(functions)

custom table

class ExecutableModules(readme_docstring.Table):
    columns = ["usage", "`__doc__`"]

    def __init__(self,modules):
        self.objects = modules

    def getleftcell(self, obj):
        default = "python -m %s" % obj.__name__.replace(".__main__", "")
        return "`%s`" % getattr(obj, "USAGE", default)

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