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flow2code is a tool that allows you to create a code skeleton (hexocode) from a LiWE Flow file.

flow2code uses a set of templates to generate the code skeleton. The templates are written in Python and are stored in the templates folder.

You can create your own templates for your codebase and style and use them with flow2code. To know how to create a new template, please, see Creating a new template.


flow2code is a command line tool that can be used in this way: <flowfile> -t template_name -o output_folder  [--strict]


<flowfile> - the path to the flow file
-t template_name - the name of the template to use
-o output_folder - the folder where to save the generated code
--strict - if set, the tool will fail if a something is not found during the generation

The full commands are:

usage: [-h] [-o OUTPUT] [-t TEMPLATE] [--strict] [-v] flow

Convert a flow file to Code using a template

positional arguments:
  flow                  Flow file to convert

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
                        Output directory
  -t TEMPLATE, --template TEMPLATE
                        Template file
  --strict              Strict mode
  -v, --version         show program's version number and exit