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A Python module for the Philips Hue Lighting System API.

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Using pip:

pip install beautifulhue

Using setuptools:

easy_install beautifulhue

Using source

python install


"""Update light #3's state."""

from beautifulhue.api import Bridge

# Connect to a Philips Hue bridge.
bridge = Bridge(device={'ip':'bridge_ip_address'}, user={'name':'your_username'})
# Define the target resource, and its new related states.
resource = {
        'state':{'on':True, 'ct':222}
# Signal the bridge to execute your command when appropriate.


  • Complete Philips Hue API v1.0 coverage.

  • Consistent method names.

  • Designed to get things done.

  • JSON/Pyton dictionary resource representation.

  • Default response structures are closely aligned with the official Philips Hue API response structures.

  • Extensible design.

  • Fine-grained system state control.

  • Complete Documentation

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