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commit c9d5db815249730a3ee61fa153c3f782c2e2e2cb
parent e47dcc88ce7aa8646e4784d6b558dcc4b1bcb1d3
Author: Paco Esteban <>
Date:   Mon,  5 Apr 2021 13:32:41 +0200

Add License and Readme

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diff --git a/LICENSE b/LICENSE @@ -0,0 +1,13 @@ +Copyright (c) 2021 Paco Esteban <> + +Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any +purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above +copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies. + +THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES +WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF +MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR +ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES +WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN +ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF +OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE. diff --git a/README b/README @@ -0,0 +1,29 @@ +PartsDB is a simple, "it works for me™" solution for electronics parts +inventory. + +I created it in anger after I had problems with Partkeepr for the +gazillionth time. + +It's a nasty Python3 cli tool (no, seriously, it's terrible) that +accesses an sqlite3 database. + +Features: + +* It does what I need, and no more: + * add/delete parts + * list parts from a category + * search parts (really basic) + * modify stock +* All is stored on a sqlite3 file. +* The `add` function calls Octopart to get all the date, so I don't have + to type like a monkey. +* There's a `get` command that shows all the details of a part, and can + call yout pdf viewer to open the datasheet if there is one. +* It can export the whole inventory to HTML. Here's mine, for instance: + + + +If you want to use it, you'll need an Octopart API key. Then put it on +the environemnt with the name `OCTOPART_TOKEN`. + +I couldn't bother to create a man page. Take a look at `--help`.