We offer an official package that parses Simple Changes files into a dictionary that contains the changelog information.
Simple Changes is bundled in Unscripted, but you can install it into your projects anywhere from PyPI with pip:
pip install simplechanges
Install from source¶
To install Simple Changes from the source code, first clone the repository from GitHub via
git clone. You'll also need to install Poetry. In the root of the source, run the following commands:
- poetry install - poetry build
The resulting wheel files will be available in the dist directory.
To get the latest version in the changelog, assuming the changelog builds up:
from simplechanges import SimpleChangesParser changelog = SimpleChangesParser("changelog.changes") changelog.parse() version, notes = changelog.latest
After parsing, you also can browse for a specific version:
from simplechanges import SimpleChangesParser changelog = SimpleChangesParser("changelog.changes") changelog.parse() version, notes = changelog.versions["v1.0.0"]
The parser object for the Simple Changes format.
dict) The parsed changelog.
tuple) The latest version in the changelog and its associated notes.
Parse the file contents into a dictionary.