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Python client to connect to API

Project description Python Client - alpha Documentation Status Updates

Python client to connect to API


  • Supports python 3.x (not yet python 2.x, sorry!)
  • Response in Python native list and dict types
  • Supports free REST service and self-hosted service (See documentation for installation details)

Quick Start

Install python package:

$ pip install postcodes_io
$ python
from postcodes_io import Postcodes
pio = Postcodes()
postcode = pio.get('SW1A 1AA')

Self-hosted Service using Docker

  1. Pull docker image:

    docker pull randomvariable/
  2. Run docker container as a daemon:

    docker run -p 8000:8000 -d randomvariable/
  3. Execute API using hosts

from postcodes_io import Postcodes
postcode = Postcodes('http://localhost:8000').get('SW1A 1AA')


  • Add more endpoints
  • Documentation
  • Proper isolated unit tests


0.1.0 (2016-07-08)

  • First release on PyPI.

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