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Wrapper to the ArcGIS REST API, and a Python analogue to the Javascript APIs

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This is a Pythonic API for consuming REST services from ArcGIS server. These are Python bindings for consuming services and administering an ArcGIS 10.1 Server via its RESTful APIs.

Please note THESE ARE NOT COMPLETE – not all of the REST API has been wrapped or implemented. If you have a feature that you’d like to see working, then by all means feel free to contribute a patch.


  • Python bindings and utilities for consuming services and administering an ArcGIS 10.1 Server via its RESTful APIs

  • There are examples in the documentation folder to get started


  1. Download and unzip the .zip file or clone the repo.

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  • Experience with Python and the REST API.



Find a bug or want to request a new feature? Please let us know by submitting an issue.


Anyone and everyone is welcome to contribute.


Copyright 2012-2013 Esri

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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A copy of the license is available in the repository’s license.txt file.

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