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An (unofficial) Python wrapper around xkcd APIs

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An (unofficial) Python wrapper around xkcd APIs

Python 2 and 3 compatible. Requires an internet connection.


For full usage, see the wiki.

>>> from xxkcd import xkcd, WhatIf
>>> x = xkcd(353)
>>> x
>>> print(x.transcript)
[[ Guy 1 is talking to Guy 2, who is floating in the sky ]]
Guy 1: You're flying! How?
Guy 2: Python!
Guy 2: I learned it last night! Everything is so simple!
Guy 2: Hello world is just 'print "Hello, World!" '
Guy 1: I dunno... Dynamic typing? Whitespace?
Guy 2: Come join us! Programming is fun again! It's a whole new world up here!
Guy 1: But how are you flying?
Guy 2: I just typed 'import antigravity'
Guy 1: That's it?
Guy 2: ...I also sampled everything in the medicine cabinet for comparison.
Guy 2: But i think this is the python.
{{ I wrote 20 short programs in Python yesterday.  It was wonderful.  Perl, I'm leaving you. }}
>>> print(x.title)
>>> print(x.alt)
I wrote 20 short programs in Python yesterday.  It was wonderful.  Perl, I'm leaving you.
>>> what_if = WhatIf(1)
>>> print(what_if.title)
Relativistic Baseball
>>> print(what_if.question)
What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?
>>> print(what_if.attribute)
- Ellen McManis
from xxkcd import xkcd, WhatIf
# Get random comic

# Get number of latest comic

# Get random What If? article

# Get number of latest What If? article


From PyPI

$ pip install xxkcd

From source

$ git clone ''
$ python ./xxkcd/ install

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