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Python client to AppReport API

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## app_report-python

app_report-python is a Python client to the [AppReport API](http://reports.simpleservic.es/), it allows you to generate pdf reports based on Jasper library in a simple way.

### Installation

* For **Web2py framework** users, please read [Using the AppReport client on Web2py Apps](https://github.com/simpleservices/app_report-python/wiki/Using-the-AppReport-client-on-Web2py-Apps).

* For **Windows** users, please read [How to install pip on Windows](https://github.com/simpleservices/app_report-python/wiki/How-to-install-pip-on-Windows).

* Or, if you are using **Python on Linux**, follow this steps:

```console
# create a file requirements.txt and add this line:
app_report

# after save it, run the install command:
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
```

### Try it now

* This example assumes that you already drawn your report using some tool like [i-report designer](http://community.jaspersoft.com/project/ireport-designer) and uploaded the .jrxml file to the [AppReport site](http://reports.simpleservic.es/), as a "report template",

to make the things easy, we did it for you :) yay donuts for us.

```python
import app_report
from app_report.helpers.reports import jasper_report
from urllib2 import urlopen

app_report.AppReport.configure({
'app_name': 'shop',
'access_key': 'udPONmbmD01MnxzMVgiL',
'secret_key': 'ExINJLBR1I6Au6Hu0gQQoQmTMXAZuHk1Tkx3N19V'
})

xml_data = urlopen('http://reports.simpleservic.es/sample_resources/products.xml').read()
report = jasper_report(template_name='products', data=xml_data, xpath_expression='/products/product')

open('report.pdf', 'w').write(report)

```

<b>Just it!</b> AppReport is a really simple, no more complex configurations or boring installations are required, just connect to AppReport API and start generating reports!

## Contribute
You can contribute sending pull requests, don't forget to write tests for your code and check the pep8 conventions :)

```console
$ pip install -r development-requirements.txt
$ pip install -r test-requirements.txt

$ fab test

$ fab check_pep8
# p.s. the "Maximum Line Length" (of 79 chars) convention are being ignored.
```

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