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Python wrapper around the Trello API

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A wrapper around the Trello API written in Python. Each Trello object is represented by a corresponding Python object. The attributes of these objects are cached, but the child objects are not. This can possibly be improved when the API allows for notification subscriptions; this would allow caching (assuming a connection was available to invalidate the cache as appropriate).

I’ve created a Trello Board for feature requests, discussion and some development tracking. It can be found [here] (https://trello.com/board/py-trello/4f145d87b2f9f15d6d027b53 “Trello”)

## Install

pip install py-trello

## py-oauth2

py-oauth2 works if you apply the patch found [here] (https://github.com/tylerwilliams/python-oauth2/commit/e97b6a678ea6df38f0f1c33a5a7450714a72c38b “GitHub”). To use 3-legged authentication, construct your Trello client as follows:

client = Trello(api_key = ‘…’, api_secret = ‘…’, token = ‘…’, token_secret = ‘…’)

Where token and token_secret come from the 3-legged OAuth process. api_key and api_secret are your Trello API credentials ([generated here] (https://trello.com/1/appKey/generate “Trello”).

## Required Python modules * httplib2 (http://code.google.com/p/httplib2/)

## Tests To run the tests, run python tests.py. Three environment variables must be set:

  • TRELLO_API_KEY: your Trello API key
  • TRELLO_TOKEN: your Trello OAuth token
  • TRELLO_TEST_BOARD_COUNT: the number of boards in your Trello account
  • TRELLO_TEST_BOARD_NAME: name of the board to test card manipulation on. Must be unique, or the first match will be used

And run (from py-trello/):

PYTHONPATH=. python test/test_trello.py

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