Aphorism is a gem in the vein of
fortune that returns random customizable aphorisms.
Wanna run aphorism in your terminal right away? Clone this repo and run
sh install.sh from the project root.
Installation in a Ruby application using bundler
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install aphorism
For extra joy:
> gem install lolcat aphorism > aphorism | lolcat
Add more aphorisms
mkdir $HOME/.aphorism touch $HOME/.aphorism/my_category.txt
Add new content to any number of
.txt files in your
$HOME/.aphorism directory, separating each aphorism from the prior entry with a
% symbol on a newline. Feel free to use spacing and newlines and tabs as you see fit for formatting; the gem will respect your spacing.
After checking out the repo, run
bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run
rake spec to run the tests. You can also run
bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.
To install this gem onto your local machine, run
bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in
version.rb, commit the change, and then run
bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the
.gem file to rubygems.org.
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/katelovescode/aphorism. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.
Code of Conduct
Everyone interacting in the Aphorism project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.