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Typing practice game on console with user's file

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  • Working on console
  • Training with user's file (code, document, etc.)
  • Storing results and providing DataFrame of pandas

Install and Usage

pip install typro

Execute typro on your console. The display of the game like

[#################                  ] 30.0/60 sec.
Type This : import numpy as np
Your type : import nm_

The top line shows the time bar. Type like the "Type This" line. If you mistype, the game points that with ^. You have to remove the wrong character with Backspace. When you fill the line correctrly, you can go the next line with Enter

Press Esc to quit.

Available options

optional arguments:

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -t TIME, --time TIME  Practice time (sec.)
  -p PATH, --path PATH  Path to training file
  -f FILE, --file FILE  Training filename
  -w URL, --www URL     Training file URL
  -l LOGFILE, --logfile LOGFILE Log filename
  -m LOGPATH, --logpath LOGPATH Path to log file
  -u USER, --user USER  User name
  -q, --quiet           Run without writing log
  -o, --order           Not shuffle the training data
  -r, --ranking         Show ranking
  -s, --summary         Show user summary
  -d DATE, --date DATE  Date to collect data

Environment variables are used when you don't specify the options.

Environment varibale option

Available training files

Name description
default C++ simple code (used as default)
cmd Basic unix command and descriptions
pyplot Simple plotting with python
root ROOT (cern) hist examples
fortune Random short fortune

The -f option switch the file like typro -f cmd. If you want to use your own file, (1) use option (-p and -f) or (2) use environment variables.


training with ROOT code without shuffle

typro -f root -o

training with your code

typro -p /path/to/your/file -f your_file

training with file on www

typro -w

The online file will be cached.

show your weak keys

typro -s

show user ranking in the privious 3 days

typro -r -d 3

I'm welcome for your contributions!

For example,

  • Add training file to data.
  • Enhance training modes (infinitity mode, etc.)

Please freely submit your contribution for GitHub pull request.


As a default, the typing game generates output log in LOGFILE (default: typro_results.csv) The format is csv, pandas friendlly style. The numeric indexes mean the ASCII code of key which you mistouched. Users can obtain DataFrame as

import typro
df = typro.get_df()

Simple drawing is plt.plot(df.index, df['speed'])

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