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A minimal command-line HipChat client.

Project description

A minimal Python HipChat client with command-line interface.


Install hipchav from source, or using pip:

pip install hipchav

Then you’ll need to configure it with your HipChat v2 API key:

export HIPCHAT_AUTH_TOKEN=thisismyhextokentheygaveme


HipChav currenly only supports two functions, listing rooms and sending messages.

Listing rooms

$ rooms
Whole company
Bots only

Sending messages

Messages are quite straight-forward to send:

$ message 'Whole company' 'Freshly baked cookies in the kitchen'

You can also change their color and send notifications to people in the room:

$ message --color=red --notify 'Developers' 'Um, the build is broken'

Check its usage information for full options:

$ --help



  • Initial release, supports listing rooms and messaging with color and notifications

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