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Python start-up file
# Python start-up file
# --------------------
# Ensure a PYTHONSTARTUP environment variable points to the location of this file.
# See https://docs.python.org/3/using/cmdline.html#envvar-PYTHONSTARTUP
# Always have pp available
from pprint import pprint as pp
# Pre-emptively import datetime as I use it a lot.
import datetime
# Import rich (https://rich.readthedocs.io/en/latest/introduction.html) to get prettier
# output in the REPL.
try:
from rich import pretty as __pretty, inspect as __inspect
except ImportError:
# rich won't necessarily be installed in all environments
__inspect = pp
else:
# Ensure printing is pretty by default.
__pretty.install()
def inspect(*args, **kwargs):
# Custom rich.inspect wrapper to ensure methods are inspected by default.
if "methods" not in kwargs:
kwargs["methods"] = True
__inspect(*args, **kwargs)
# Print the commands that have been imported as a memory jogger.
print(">>> from pprint import pprint as pp")
print(">>> from rich import inspect")
print(">>> import datetime")
# Define aliases for true, false and null so JSON can be pasted straight in.
true = True
false = False
null = None
@EmperorMykeylo
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I don't get

Maybe because I am amateur

@mickeypash
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This is pretty awesome! I was completely unaware of PYTHONSTARTUP.

What are your thoughts on iPython, bpython?

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