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README generator

Project description


$ [sudo] pip install readme-generator


  • generate README from <section-name>.md sections
  • auto headers
  • readme_generator.Readme class

How it works

<global>/          global section
<global>/headers.json       global custom headers (optional). example: {"badges":""}
<global>/order.txt          global order. section names line by line

<repo>/      section
<repo>/order.txt            custom order     (optional)

< content>

#### Section-name
< content>


custom header:

  1. headers.json {"how":"How it works"}
  2. start first line with header #:
#### Custom header
section body

disable header:

  1. headers.json - {"badges":""}

  2. empty first line:

second line
  1. empty header
section body



$ python -m readme_generator README >



attrs/properties/methods sections

class Readme_python(readme_generator.Readme):
    order = ["install", ..., "footer"]
    headers = {"footer":""}
    footer = "footer ..."

    def install(self):
        return "`$ [sudo] pip install %s`" %

global config location

$README_GENERATOR_HOME, default is $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/readme-generator, e.g.:



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