How to write a plugin for pyexcel¶
Under writing. Stay tuned.
There are three types of plugins for pyexcel: data parser, data renderer and data source.
Let me walk you through the process of creating pyexcel-pdfr package.
- pip install moban yehua
- git clone https://github.com/moremoban/setupmobans.git # generic setup
- git clone https://github.com/pyexcel/pyexcel-commons.git
Let me assume that you have the work directory as:
and YOUR_WORK_DIRECTORY points to the base directory for both.
And then please export an environment variable:
Now let’s get started.
Call yehua to get the basic scaffolding:
$ yehua Yehua will walk you through creating a pyexcel package. Press ^C to quit at any time. What is your project name? pyexcel-pdfr What is the description? parses tables in pdf file as tabular data What is project type? 1. pyexcel plugins 2. command line interface 3. python's C externsion (1,2,3): 1 What is the nick name? pdf $
Call moban to inflate all project files:
$ cd pyexcel-pdfr/ $ ln -s ../pyexcel-commons/ commons $ ln -s ../setupmobans/ setupmobans $ moban Templating README.rst to README.rst Templating setup.py to setup.py Templating requirements.txt to requirements.txt Templating NEW_BSD_LICENSE.jj2 to LICENSE Templating MANIFEST.in.jj2 to MANIFEST.in Templating tests/requirements.txt to tests/requirements.txt Templating test.script.jj2 to test.sh Templating test.script.jj2 to test.bat Templating travis.yml.jj2 to .travis.yml Templating gitignore.jj2 to .gitignore Templating docs/source/conf.py.jj2 to docs/source/conf.py
Step 3 - Coding¶
Please put your code in pyexcel_pdfr