allensdk.config.app package

Submodules

allensdk.config.app.application_config module

class allensdk.config.app.application_config.ApplicationConfig(defaults, name='app', halp='Run application.', default_log_config=None)[source]

Bases: object

Convenience class that handles of application configuration from environment variables, .conf files and the command line using Python standard libraries and formats.

apply_configuration_from_command_line(parsed_args)[source]

Read application configuration variables from the command line.

Unassigned variables are left unchanged if previously assigned, set to their default values, or None if no default is specified at init time. Assigned variables will overwrite the previous value.

see: https://docs.python.org/2/howto/argparse.html

Parameters:

parsed_args : dict

the arguments as parsed from the command line.

apply_configuration_from_environment()[source]

Read application configuration variables from the environment.

The variable names are upper case and have a prefix defined by the application.

See: https://docs.python.org/2/library/os.html

apply_configuration_from_file(config_file_path)[source]

Read application configuration variables from a .conf file.

Unassigned variables are set to their default values or None if no default is specified at init time. The variables are found in a section named by the application.

Parameters:

config_file_path : string

path to to an INI (.conf) or JSON format application config file.

Returns:

see: https://docs.python.org/2/library/configparser.html

create_argparser()[source]

Initialization for the command-line parsing stage.

An application specific prefix is applied to argument names.

Parameters:

prog : string

Application specific prefix for argument names.

description : string

A brief ‘help’ description of the application.

Returns:

argParse.ArgumentParser

The initialized argument parser object.

Notes

Defaults are set at the first environment reading. Command line args only override them when present

from_json_file(json_path)[source]

Read an application configuration from a JSON format file.

Parameters:

json_path : string

Path to the JSON file.

Returns:

string

An application configuration in INI format

from_json_string(json_string)[source]

Read a configuration from a JSON format string.

Parameters:

json_string : string

A JSON-formatted string containing an application configuration.

Returns:

string

An application configuration in INI format

load(command_line_args, disable_existing_loggers=True)[source]

Load application configuration options, first from the environment, then from the configuration file, then from the command line.

Each stage of loading can override the previous stage.

Parameters:

command_line_args : dict

Parameters passed to the application.

disable_existing_loggers : boolean

Reset the logging system or not.

Returns:

fileConfig

Configuration object with all levels applied

parse_command_line_args(args)[source]

Simply call the internal argparser object.

Parameters:

args : array

Parameters passed to the application.

Returns:

Namespace

Parsed paramenters.

to_config_string(description)[source]

Create a configuration string from a dict.

Parameters:

description : dict

Configuration options for an application.

Returns:

string

Equivalent configuration as an INI format string

Notes

The Python configparser library natively supports this functionality in Python 3.

Module contents

allensdk.config.app is a package that assists in configuring application software, as opposed to domain-specific configuration.