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Low-level communication layer for PRAW 4+.

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prawcore is a low-level communication layer used by PRAW 4+.

Installation

Install prawcore using pip via:

pip install prawcore

Execution Example

The following example demonstrates how to use prawcore to obtain the list of trophies for a given user using the script-app type. This example assumes you have the environment variables PRAWCORE_CLIENT_ID and PRAWCORE_CLIENT_SECRET set to the appropriate values for your application.

#!/usr/bin/env python
import os
import pprint
import prawcore

authenticator = prawcore.TrustedAuthenticator(
    prawcore.Requestor("YOUR_VALID_USER_AGENT"),
    os.environ["PRAWCORE_CLIENT_ID"],
    os.environ["PRAWCORE_CLIENT_SECRET"],
)
authorizer = prawcore.ReadOnlyAuthorizer(authenticator)
authorizer.refresh()

with prawcore.session(authorizer) as session:
    pprint.pprint(session.request("GET", "/api/v1/user/bboe/trophies"))

Save the above as trophies.py and then execute via:

python trophies.py

Additional examples can be found at: https://github.com/praw-dev/prawcore/tree/main/examples

Depending on prawcore

prawcore follows semantic versioning with the exception that deprecations will not be preceded by a minor release. In essense, expect only major versions to introduce breaking changes to prawcore’s public interface. As a result, if you depend on prawcore then it is a good idea to specify not only the minimum version of prawcore your package requires, but to also limit the major version.

Below are two examples of how you may want to specify your prawcore dependency:

setup.py

setup(..., install_requires=["prawcore >=0.1, <1"], ...)

requirements.txt

prawcore >=1.5.1, <2

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