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openexchangerates.org python API client

Project description

This is a simple python client implementation of https://openexchangerates.org web services.

Install

openexchangerates is avaiable on pypi repositories. Just simply install by using easy_install or pip:

$ pip install openexchangerates

Usage

First of all, you have to sign up the service for an API key by visiting https://openexchangerates.org

Then it is a matter of cake to start using the service:

>>> from openexchangerates import OpenExchangeRatesClient
>>> client = OpenExchangeRatesClient('<YOUR_API_KEY>')
>>> client.currencies()
{'AED': 'United Arab Emirates Dirham',
'AFN': 'Afghan Afghani',
'ALL': 'Albanian Lek',
'AMD': 'Armenian Dram',
'ANG': 'Netherlands Antillean Guilder',
'AOA': 'Angolan Kwanza',
'ARS': 'Argentine Peso',
'AUD': 'Australian Dollar',
...

>>> client.latest()
{'base': 'USD',
'disclaimer': '<disclaimer>',
'license': '<license>',
'rates': {'AED': 3.672701,
    'AFN': 51.621833,
    'ALL': 104.032,
    'AMD': 406.489997,
    'ANG': 1.7888,
    'AOA': 95.936967,
    'ARS': 4.995484,
    'AUD': 0.966637,
    ...

You are also free to select base currency (Supported by non-free licenses):

>>> client.latest(base='GBP')
{'base': 'GBP',
'disclaimer': '<disclaimer>',
'license': '<license>',
'rates': {'AED': 3.672701,
    'AFN': 51.621833,
    'ALL': 104.032,
    'AMD': 406.489997,
    'ANG': 1.7888,
    'AOA': 95.936967,
    'ARS': 4.995484,
    'AUD': 0.966637,
    ...

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