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sparklines. on the command line.

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sparkl
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about
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Provides sparklines. On the command line.

This sparklines project is inspired by, and being ported from, a similar project (<http://github.com/holman/spark>) by [@holman](http://github.com/holman).

installation
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`pip install sparkl`. Done.

usage
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Simply run `sparkl`, giving it a sequence of numbers (delimited by spaces, commas, or whatever you'd like).

> sparkl 0 30 55 80 33 150
▁▂▃▅▂▇

Options and more at `sparkl -h`.

examples
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Magnitude of earthquakes over 1.0 in the last 24 hours:

> curl http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/catalogs/eqs1day-M1.txt --silent |
sed '1d' |
cut -d, -f9 |
sparkl
▂▆▂▁▂▂▂▁▂▁▂▂▃▂▂▁▂▂▁▂▁▂▁▃▂▂▂▂▁▂▂▆▂▂▂▂▇▁▁▂▂▂▆▁▆▁▁▁▂▃▂▂▃▂▁▁▂▂▆▂▃▁▁▆▆▁▂▂▁▂▅▂▁▆▂▁▃▃▁▂▁▅▁▃▃▃▂▃▁▅▂▅▆▃▁▆▁▆▁

Number of characters in your last 50 commands:

> history |
awk '{ print length($0) }' |
grep -Ev 0 |
tail -n50 |
sparkl
▂▄▁▁▆▅▇▂▅▇▄▂▄▇▄▇▇▁▁▂█▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▃▁▁▄▅▆▁▁▁▁▁▃▃▃▄▁▅▆▆▆▆▇

cool usage ideas
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There's a [list of great command line sparkline usage](https://github.com/holman/spark/wiki/Wicked-Cool-Usage). And, you could always put it in your prompt...

sparkl (master√ history: ▂▅▇▂) >

future?
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- have switch for allowing/forcing 0-based lines
- make logger use sparkl as module parameter
- allow sparkline to be turned 90 degrees clockwise into horizontal bar
chart?

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