ASCII to SVG Git log graph visualizer.
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gitink

ASCII to SVG Git log graph visualizer. Useful for teaching Git. Under the hood it uses https://github.com/bast/ascii2graph.

Example

$ cat example.txt

                     [feature]
                      |
                      v
               x1-----x2
              /
c1----c2----m1----c3----c4
  \        /            ^
   b1----b2----b3       |
   ^           ^       [master,HEAD]
   |           |
  [_branch]   [branch]

$ gitink --time-direction=90 --in-file=example.txt | display

This produces (display command requires imagemagick):

Git log graph example

Available options

$ gitink --help
Usage: gitink [OPTIONS]

Options:
  --scale FLOAT             Scale sizes by this factor.
  --in-file TEXT            ASCII file to convert.
  --time-direction INTEGER  Direction of the time arrow (0, 90, 180, or 270).
  --help                    Show this message and exit.

Installation

$ pip install gitink

How do the colors work?

Coloring is done according to the first character of the commit hash. Other suggestions welcome.

I used this code before but the API changed?

You can find the old version on the spaghetti branch.