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Python client for the AmigoCloud REST API

Project Description

Python client for the AmigoCloud REST API.


Install via pip:

pip install amigocloud


  • requests: Handles the HTTP requests to the AmigoCloud REST API.
  • socketIO_client: Handles the AmigoCloud websocket connection.

This dependencies will be automatically installed.



To start using this library, first login with your AmigoCloud credentials:

from amigocloud import AmigoCloud
amigocloud = AmigoCloud(email='', password='********')


Once you’re logged in you can start making requests to the server. You can use full urls or relative API urls:

# All three will do the same request:

Creating a new AmigoCloud project from Python is as simple as:

data = {'name': 'New Project', 'description': 'Created from Python'}'me/projects', data)

All responses are parsed as JSON and return a Python object (usually a dict). This data can be later used in another request:

me = amigocloud.get('me')
visible_projects = amigocloud.get(me['visible_projects'])

print 'My projects:'
for project in visible_projects['results']:
    print '*', project['name']

You can get the raw response if you want by using the raw parameter:

me = amigocloud.get('me')
images = amigocloud.get(me['images'])

with open('thumbnail.png', 'wb') as thumbnail:
    image_data = amigocloud.get(images['thumbnail'], raw=True)

Websocket connection

The websocket connection is started when the AmigoCloud object is instantiated, and it is closed when the object is destroyed.

To start listening to websocket events related to your user do (you must be logged in to start listening to your events):


Once you’re listening to your events, you can start adding callbacks to them. A callback is a function that will be called everytime the event is received.

def project_created(data):
    print 'Data received:', data
amigocloud.add_callback('project:creation_succeeded', project_created)

Finally, start running the websocket client:


This method receives an optional parameter seconds. If seconds is None (default value), the client will listen forever. You might want to run this method in a new thread.


An AmigoCloudError exception will be raised if anything fails during the request:

except AmigoCloudError as err:
    print 'Something failed!'
    print 'Status code was', err.response.status_code
    print 'Message from server was', err.text
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