Skip to main content

An async GitLab API library

Project description

https://img.shields.io/badge/code%20style-black-000000.svg pre-commit Documentation Status https://gitlab.com/beenje/gidgetlab/badges/master/pipeline.svg https://gitlab.com/beenje/gidgetlab/badges/master/coverage.svg

An asynchronous GitLab API library.

This library is based on gidgethub from Brett Cannon, an async GitHub API library.

I liked the concept with the asynchronous and sans-I/O approach and decided to adapt it to the GitLab’s API. All credit to Brett Cannon for the initial library!

Quick start

Here is a complete example of a server that responds to webhooks which will greet the author and say thanks whenever an issue is opened:

from gidgetlab.aiohttp import GitLabBot

bot = GitLabBot("beenje")


@bot.router.register("Issue Hook", action="open")
async def issue_opened_event(event, gl, *args, **kwargs):
    """Whenever an issue is opened, greet the author and say thanks."""
    url = f"/projects/{event.project_id}/issues/{event.object_attributes['iid']}/notes"
    message = f"Thanks for the report @{event.data['user']['username']}! I will look into it ASAP! (I'm a bot)."
    await gl.post(url, data={"body": message})


if __name__ == "__main__":
    bot.run()

Installation

Gidgetlab is available on PyPI.

python3 -m pip install gidgetlab

To install web server support (e.g. for aiohttp, treq, or tornado), specify it as an extra dependency:

python3 -m pip install gidgetlab[aiohttp]

Note that the library is still in alpha development stage.

Goals

The key goal is the same as gidgethub (but for GitLab): to provide an async base library for the GitLab API which performs no I/O of its own (a sans-I/O library).

Another goal is to easily write GitLab bots: applications that run automation on GitLab, using GitLab WebHooks and API. This was inspired by Mariatta PyCon 2018 workshop: Build-a-GitHub-Bot Workshop.

Alternative libraries

If you think you want a different approach to the GitLab API, GitLab maintains a list of libraries.

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

gidgetlab-1.0.0.tar.gz (27.0 kB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Built Distribution

gidgetlab-1.0.0-py3-none-any.whl (22.2 kB view hashes)

Uploaded py3

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Huawei Huawei PSF Sponsor Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor NVIDIA NVIDIA PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page