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A Python wrapper for Pinboard.in

Project Description

Pinboard.py is an easy-to-use and fully-functional Python wrapper for the Pinboard.in API.

Installation

Pinboard.py is available for download through the Python Package Index (PyPi). You can install it right away using pip or easy_install.

pip install pinboard

Usage

To get started, you’re going to need to get your Pinboard API token from the password page on the Pinboard website. Once you’ve got that, you’re ready to go.

>>> import pinboard
>>> pb = pinboard.Pinboard(api_token)

Once you’ve done this, you can now use the pb object to make calls to the Pinboard API. Here are some examples:

# Retrieve all bookmarks
>>> pb.posts.all()

# Retrieve a single bookmark
>>> bookmark = pb.posts.all(results=1)[0]
<Bookmark title="Of Princesses and Dragons — Medium" url="medium.com">

# Make a change to a bookmark and save it
>>> bookmark.title = "Of Princesses and Dragons"
>>> bookmark.tags = ["blogs", "interesting"]
>>> bookmark.save()
{u'result_code': u'done'}

# You can also save a bookmark without a bookmark object
>>> pb.posts.add(url="http://google.com/", description="A Great Search Engine", tags=["search", "tools"])
{u'result_code': u'done'}

# If you want to update the bookmark creation date, you need to manually override that
>>> import datetime
>>> bookmark.time = datetime.datetime.now() - datetime.timedelta(days=5)
>>> bookmark.save(update_time=True)

# Retrieve all tags
>>> pb.tags.get()

In general, Pinboard.py maps 1-1 to the Pinboard API. Please read the Pinboard API documentation for other methods and parameters.

License

Apache License, Version 2.0. See LICENSE for details.

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