A library and cli to communicate with Bose Soundtouch devices
A python library and cli for the Bose SoundTouch (R) API.
To be able to use my Bose Soundtouch 10 from the command line.
And to be able to use it as library for Home-Assistant https://home-assistant.io/
And to be ‘my first pip’ package :-)
To install boos python library, simply:
pip install boos
boos requires Python >= 3.4.
Connect to your Bose SoundTouch (R) device and activate preset 3
To work in python:
from boos import Boos booz = Boos("http://boos.fritz.box:8090") booz.preset(3) booz.vol() booz.vol(30)
Or if you can run python 3 code for example on Linux:
# create a symbolic link to the cli.py # and (for now) be sure in cli.py you have the right url defined sudo ln -s ./boos/cli.py /usr/local/bin/boos # run boos boos set 3 boos vol boos vol 30
- Or create a virtualenv and create some bash file::
virtualenv -p python3 boos cd boos pip install boos
# and a bash file like:
source /home/richard/venv/boos/bin/activate /home/richard/dev/boos/boos/cli.py “$@”
As an alternative have a look at https://github.com/chassing/badtouch
Bose SoundTouch (R) API http://products.bose.com/api-developer/index.html
Home Assistant https://home-assistant.io/
All from https://python-packaging-user-guide.readthedocs.org/en/latest/distributing/#source-distributions
# source dist python3 setup.py sdist # creating a universal wheel? python3 setup.py bdist_wheel # now setup a local webserver to test cd dist python -m SimpleHTTPServer 9000 # and in another terminal # create a python 3 virtual environment venv (all as usual) virtualenv -p python3 venv cd venv source bin/activate # now in python python3 >>> from boos import Boos >>> booz = Boos("http://boos.fritz.box:8090") >>> booz.preset(3) # setting to preset 3 >>> print(booz.now_playing()) # should show current playing song/source # https://packaging.python.org/en/latest/distributing/#uploading-your-project-to-pypi # # create a .pypirc file in home dir [distutils] index-servers= pypi testpypi [testpypi] repository = https://testpypi.python.org/pypi username = <your user name goes here> password = <your password goes here> [pypi] repository = https://pypi.python.org/pypi username = <your user name goes here> password = <your password goes here> # # to upload it to testpypi (https://wiki.python.org/moin/TestPyPI) # first register the project python setup.py register -r https://testpypi.python.org/pypi # preferred (given you have username and testpypi as key in .pypirc: twine upload -r testpypi dist/* # or python setup.py sdist upload -r https://testpypi.python.org/pypi # after upload install via # search pip search --index https://testpypi.python.org/pypi boos # install pip install -i https://testpypi.python.org/pypi boos # or to pypi # preferred: # first register project python setup.py register # preferred (given you have username and testpypi as key in .pypirc: twine upload -r pypi dist/* # or python setup.py sdist upload -r https://pypi.python.org/pypi # and install pip install boos
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