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Python3.7+ wrapper for generating word clouds from a Reddit user's comments.

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Reddit Comment Cloud

Python3.7+ wrapper for generating word clouds from a Reddit user's comments.

Reddit Comment Cloud for /u/SuddenlySnowden

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This example will render the WordCloud of /u/SuddenlySnowden and save the image under SuddenlySnowden.png in the current working directory.

from redditcommentcloud import CommentCloud
cc = CommentCloud()
cc.renderWordCloud(username='SuddenlySnowden')

Install

The code was written for Python3.7+.

Optionally: Create a Python virtual environment:

python -m venv .venv
source .venv/bin/activate

Type deactivate when you are done

Clone this repository or install it using pip install redditcommentcloud.

Installing the dependencies

pip install -r requirements.txt

Supply Reddit API credentials This tool requires API credentials for the Reddit API. Go to https://www.reddit.com/prefs/apps/, create an app and copy the keys.

Copy redditcommentcloud/config.py.template to redditcommentcloud/config.py and fill in the details. Freely choose a presumably unique User-Agent for the bot.

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