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""" Generate lovely ideas for hack day talks """
import random
import re
productions = {
'tech': [
'HTML5',
'Audio',
'CoffeeScript',
'Twig',
'jQuery',
'memcached',
'Mashups',
'Backbone.js',
'Bootstrap',
'Lisp',
'CSS3',
'git',
'Clojure',
'Haskell',
'Monads'
],
'other': [
'bacon',
'chocolate',
'Befunge',
'Autotune',
'dubstep'
],
'person': [
'goths',
'dogs',
'zombies'
],
# pp = preposition phrase
'pp': [
'in 140 characters',
'in small pieces',
'on a Raspberry Pi',
'for great justice',
'FTW'
],
'talk': [
'${tech} for ${person}',
'${tech} + ${tech} = awesome',
'${tech} with ${other}',
'${tech} and ${other}',
'${tech} ${pp}',
'How to use ${tech} to make an amazing mess',
]
}
def randomly_generated(nt):
template = random.choice(productions[nt])
def replace(match):
return randomly_generated(match.group(1))
return re.sub(r'\$\{(\w+)\}', replace, template)
def random_idea():
return randomly_generated('talk')
@rickyhan

well done! super cool script. gonna fork it!!

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