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a screen-scraping API for Mint.com

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# mintapi

a screen-scraping API for Mint.com. [![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/mrooney/mintapi.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/mrooney/mintapi)

## Installation
Ensure you have Python 2 or 3 and pip (`easy_install pip`) and then:

```shell
pip install mintapi
```

If you do not want to manually find and provide your Mint session cookies, as described below, then please also install `selenium` and `chromedriver` (version 59+ if you want to use headless mode):
```shell
pip install selenium
brew cask install chromedriver # or sudo apt-get install chromium-chromedriver on Ubuntu/Debian
```

## Usage

### from Python

From python, instantiate the Mint class (from the mintapi package) and you can
make calls to retrieve account/budget information. We recommend using the
`keyring` library for persisting credentials.

```python
import mintapi
mint = mintapi.Mint(
'your_email@web.com', # Email used to log in to Mint
'password', # Your password used to log in to mint
# Optional parameters
mfa_method='sms', # Can be 'sms' (default) or 'email'.
# if mintapi detects an MFA request, it will trigger the requested method and prompt on the command line.
headless=False, # Whether the chromedriver should work without opening a
# visible window (useful for server-side deployments)
mfa_input_callback=None # A callback accepting a single argument (the prompt)
# which returns the user-inputted 2FA code. By default
# the default Python `input` function is used.
)

# Get basic account information
mint.get_accounts()

# Get extended account detail at the expense of speed - requires an
# additional API call for each account
mint.get_accounts(True)

# Get budget information
mint.get_budgets()

# Get transactions
mint.get_transactions() # as pandas dataframe
mint.get_transactions_csv(include_investment=False) # as raw csv data
mint.get_transactions_json(include_investment=False, skip_duplicates=False)

# Get net worth
mint.get_net_worth()

# Initiate an account refresh
mint.initiate_account_refresh()
```

---
Run it as a sub-process from your favorite language; `pip install mintapi` creates a binary in your $PATH. From the command-line, the output is JSON:

```shell
usage: mintapi [-h] [--accounts] [--budgets] [--net-worth]
[--extended-accounts] [--transactions]
[--extended-transactions] [--start-date [START_DATE]]
[--include-investment] [--skip-duplicates] [--show-pending]
[--filename FILENAME] [--keyring] [--headless]
[--mfa-method {sms,email}]
[email] [password]

positional arguments:
email The e-mail address for your Mint.com account
password The password for your Mint.com account

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--accounts Retrieve account information (default if nothing else
is specified)
--budgets Retrieve budget information
--net-worth Retrieve net worth information
--extended-accounts Retrieve extended account information (slower, implies
--accounts)
--transactions, -t Retrieve transactions
--extended-transactions
Retrieve transactions with extra information and
arguments
--start-date [START_DATE]
Earliest date for transactions to be retrieved from.
Used with --extended-transactions. Format: mm/dd/yy
--include-investment Used with --extended-transactions
--skip-duplicates Used with --extended-transactions
--show-pending Exclude pending transactions from being retrieved.
Used with --extended-transactions
--filename FILENAME, -f FILENAME
write results to file. can be {csv,json} format.
default is to write to stdout.
--keyring Use OS keyring for storing password information
--headless Whether to execute chromedriver with no visible
window.
--mfa-method {sms,email}
The MFA method to automate.
>>> mintapi --keyring email@example.com
[
{
"accountName": "Chase Checking",
"lastUpdatedInString": "25 minutes",
"accountType": "bank",
"currentBalance": 100.12,
...
},
...
]
```

If you need to avoid using pip or setup.py, you can also clone/download
this repository and run: ``python mintapi/api.py``

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