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readtime 1.0.5

Calculates the time some text takes the average human to read, based on Medium's read time forumula

Calculates the time some text takes the average human to read, based on Medium’s read time forumula.

Installation

virtualenv venv
. venv/bin/activate
pip install readtime

Or if you like to live dangerously:

sudo pip install readtime

Usage

Import readtime and pass it some text, HTML, or Markdown to get back the time it takes to read:

>>> import readtime
>>> result = readtime.of_text('The shortest blog post in the world!')
>>> result.seconds
2
>>> result.text
u'1 min'

The result can also be used as a string:

>>> str(readtime.of_text('The shortest blog post in the world!'))
u'1 min read'

To calculate read time of Markdown:

readtime.of_markdown('This is **Markdown**')

To calculate read time of HTML:

readtime.of_html('This is <strong>HTML</strong>')

Contributing

Before contributing a pull request, make sure tests pass:

virtualenv venv
. venv/bin/activate
pip install tox
tox

Many thanks to all contributors!

 
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