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Painless Debugging and Inspection for Python

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ShowMe – Quick and easy debugging for Python

ShowMe is a simple set of extremely useful function decorators for Python. It allows you to view trace information, execution time, cputime, and function documentation.


To use showme, simply:

pip install showme

or, if you must:

easy_install showme


Print passed-in arguments and function calls.

def complex_function(a, b, c, **kwargs):

>>> complex_function('alpha', 'beta', False, debug=True)
calling haystack.submodule.complex_function() with
   args: ({'a': 'alpha', 'b': 'beta', 'c': False},)
   kwargs: {'debug': True}

Print function execution time.

 def complex_function(a, b, c):

 >>> complex_function()
      3 function calls in 0.013 CPU seconds

ncalls  tottime  percall  cumtime  percall filename:lineno(function)
     1    0.013    0.013    0.013    0.013
     1    0.000    0.000    0.000    0.000 {method 'disable' of '_lsprof.Profiler' objects}
     1    0.000    0.000    0.000    0.000 {range}

Pretty print function documentation.
def complex_function():
        """Example Documentation for complex_function"""

>>> complex_function()
Example Documentation for complex_function


1.0.0 (2010-09-05)

  • Featureset complete
  • Public release of showme to PyPi
  • Cleanup of project (removal of globals/locals)

0.0.5 (2010-09-05)

  • @showme.time support (simple but big feature)
  • Color output added (via vendorized Colorama)

0.0.4 (2010-09-04)

  • Epic @showme.trace decorator written
  • support

0.0.3 (2010-09-01)

  • General configuration in place
  • @showme.cputime support
  • Vendorization of decorator decorator

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