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Async Mediawiki Python library

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An asynchronous python libary to get mediawiki content

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It requires Python 3.6 or above and aiohttp

pip3 install async-mediawiki

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pip3 install git+


import async_mediawiki as mw

wiki = mw.Wiki("wiki api url here") #make a Wiki object which is the key to the library
wiki = mw.Wiki.wikipedia("en") #alternate constructor for Wikipedia Wikis
await wiki.create_account("test", "pass1234") #create an account in the wiki
await wiki.login("test", "pass1234") #login with the newly made user
await wiki.get_random_pages(3) #get a list of pages

page = wiki.get_page("Mediawiki") #get a specific page
print(await page.html) #print the pure page html
print(await page.markdown) #print the pure page markdown (wiki code)
print(await page.text) #print the page's text (library handled filtering of the HTML)

await page.edit("That's a nice lib!") #edit the page, automatically uses the logged in user or anonymous
await wiki.close() #the Wiki object also supports a context manager (async with) to close automatically


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