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chance-cli

Chance CLI

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Chance CLI - random generator for the command line

Chance documentation: http://chancejs.com

Installation

Install globally so it can be used anywhere on your system:

npm install -g chance-cli

Then just use it!

$ chance sentence
Sikolnul risuz issi ah re gul unagacire mo fu nuuwazek wihnus tagit bolome.

Usage

First invoke it with its keyword, chance

Then follow it with the name of the generator you'd like from the docs

Then any options follow as flags.

Can optionally pass a seed with the --seed flag for repeatable results

$ chance --seed 23 name
Edna Flores
$ chance --seed 23 name
Edna Flores

Examples

# Just the generator
$ chance name
Steven Nguyen
 
# Now add an option
$ chance name --middle_initial true
Ethel M. Barnett
 
# Now 2 options
$ chance name --middle_initial true --suffix true
Maria C. Daniel Esq.
 
# Miscellaneous random examples
$ chance floating --min 0 --max 100
11.3463
 
$ chance ip
35.108.104.238
 
$ chance hammertime
1770301460334
 
$ chance twitter
@mekogza
 
$ chance guid
f76e0aa4-bd9f-5343-b7bf-66572ba5669b

Tips/Tricks

On a Mac? Copy directly from the command line to your clipboard by piping to pbcopy the Mac clipboard utility

$ chance hash | pbcopy
# d1db9ef9ecee059f528d36c200534f34f474e144 is now your clipboard

Author

Victor Quinn

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