A family tree plotter with a very simple syntax. It probably doesn't cover everything bigger tools do, but covers 90% of it for the sake of simplicity.
npm install -g rstacruz/kingraph # or yarn global add rstacruz/kingraph # via yarnpkg.com
This adds the
kingraph command to your shell.
kingraph --help kingraph family.yml > family.svg
Spoiler alerts, view at your own risk :)
Modern Family (simple with houses)
Harry Potter (larger tree)
Game of Thrones (overly complicated)
A family tree is a YAML file.
families: - parents: [Marge, Homer] children: [Bart, Lisa, Maggie] - parents: [Lisa, Milhouse] children: [Zia] people: Marge: fullname: Marjorie Bouvier Simpson
kingraph can give you
kingraph family.yml > family.svg kingraph family.yml -F png > family.png kingraph family.yml -F dot > family.dot
See Getting started for more!
For further reading: