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README generator

Project description


$ [sudo] pip install readme-generator


  • <section-name>.md, attrs/methods/props as sections
  • auto headers
  • readme_generator.Readme class

How it works

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

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

~/.config/readme-generator - global location, $README_GENERATOR_HOME

#### Examples
< content>

< content>


custom header:

  • headers.json {"how":"How it works"}
  • #### Insert Custom header in the first line

without header: headers.json - {"badges":""} or empty first line/empty header


class __doc__
readme_generator.Readme attrs: disabled, header_lvl, headers, locations, order. methods: load(path), save(path), render()

Executable modules

usage __doc__
python -m readme_generator [location ...] generate


$ python -m readme_generator location >

What's Next?

create readme_generator.Readme subclass(es). use attr/methods/props as sections

class Readme(readme_generator.Readme):
    order = ["install", ..., "footer"]
    locations = readme_generator.Readme.locations + [".config/README"]
    headers = {"footer":""}
    footer = "footer ..."

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

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