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script.py - an example executable for a python package. Instructions for adding are included in header.
#!/usr/bin/env python
'''
script.py: template executable for an application. In your setup.py, you would want something like this:
entry_points = {
'console_scripts': [
'myapp=myapp.scripts:main',
],
},
'''
# import your functions here
import argparse
import sys
import os
def get_parser():
'''get_parser returns the arg parse object, for use by an external application (and this script)
'''
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(
description="This is a description of your tool's functionality.")
parser.add_argument("--string", dest='string', help="This is a string argument with default None", type=str, default=None)
parser.add_argument("--integer", dest='integer', help="This is a string argument with default None", type=int, default=9999)
parser.add_argument('--boolean', dest='boolean', help="This is a boolean argument that defaults to False, and when set, returns True", default=False, action='store_true')
return parser
def main():
parser = get_parser()
try:
args = parser.parse_args()
except:
parser.print_help()
sys.exit(0)
# What is the integer argument set to?
if args.integer == 9999:
print("The argument --integer is set to its default, 9999.")
else:
print("The argument --integer is set to be %s" %(args.integer))
# What is the string argument set to?
if args.string == None:
print("The argument --string is set to its default, None.")
else:
print("The argument --string is set to %s." %(args.string))
# What is the boolean argument set to?
if args.boolean == False:
print("The argument --boolean is not specified, returns %s" %(args.boolean))
else:
print("The argument --boolean is specified, set to %s." %(args.boolean))
if __name__ == '__main__':
main()
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