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A Python library to interact with ASTR servers.

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# lib-python-astr

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### Purpose

Libastr is a **Python3** library designed to ease python scripting with
the API of A.S.T.R. (Archiving System Truly RESTful).
It includes multiple features like browsing, downloading and uploading archives.

### Installation

1. Git clone the repository.

2. Install the library with pip. It is advised to use
pip install lib-python-astr

### Configuration

To communicate with the ASTR server, three parameters must be given to the
an instance of the class `AstrClient`:
* base_url: ASTR instance base url (e.g. http://my-astr-server:8000)
* email: a user email
* token: a token of this user (to be generated on the website)

from libastr import AstrClient
client = AstrClient(base_url, email, token)

Or, to avoid giving all these parameters manually, they can be stored in
environment variables:

export LIBASTR_URL='http://my-astr-server:8000'
export LIBASTR_TOKEN='b4b71bf6-a3dd-4975-85b8-03de05096fc0'

Then, if you make an instance of `AstrClient` without giving arguments, it
will fetch these environment variables by default.

### Basic usage

from libastr import Browser

# If you use environment variables to connect to the server...
browser = Browser()
# Or if yo use custom variables...
from libastr import AstrClient
client = AstrClient(base_url, email, token)
browser = Browser(client)

# Retrieve some archives
my_archives = browser.get_archives_by_args(
author="John DOE",
category="MY CATEGORY",
descriptors={"my_desc": "MY VALUE"})

# download an archive

# Retrieve all categories
cat = browser.get_all_archive_categories()

# Get descriptors of one category

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