Calculates the time some text takes the average human to read, based on Medium's read time forumula
Calculates the time some text takes the average human to read, based on Medium’s read time forumula.
virtualenv venv . venv/bin/activate pip install readtime
Or if you like to live dangerously:
sudo pip install readtime
Import readtime and pass it some text, HTML, or Markdown to get back the time it takes to read:
>>> import readtime >>> result = readtime.of_text('The shortest blog post in the world!') >>> result.seconds 2 >>> result.text u'1 min'
The result can also be used as a string:
>>> str(readtime.of_text('The shortest blog post in the world!')) u'1 min read'
To calculate read time of Markdown:
readtime.of_markdown('This is **Markdown**')
To calculate read time of HTML:
readtime.of_html('This is <strong>HTML</strong>')
Before contributing a pull request, make sure tests pass:
virtualenv venv . venv/bin/activate pip install tox tox
Many thanks to all contributors!
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