python-aalib

python-aalib is a Python interface to AA-lib, an ASCII art library.

Author: Jakub Wilk

License: The Expat license

Version: 0.3 released on 2013-03-02

Example:
>>> import aalib
>>> import Image
>>> import urllib2
>>> from cStringIO import StringIO
>>> screen = aalib.AsciiScreen(width=80, height=40)
>>> fp = StringIO(urllib2.urlopen('http://python.org/favicon.ico').read())
>>> image = Image.open(fp).convert('L').resize(screen.virtual_size)
>>> screen.put_image((0, 0), image)
>>> print screen.render()
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