Python library to connect to Octopart
A simple Python client frontend to the Octopart public REST API.
For detailed API documentation, refer to the Octopart APIv2 documentation
This is a fork of Joe Baker’s work, and this fork is incompatible with Python 2 distributions!
You’ll find the sources of this project over https://github.com/guyzmo/pyoctopart
python3 setup.py install
and it’ll be available from your python REPL:
% python3 >>> from pyoctopart.octopart import Octopart >>> o = Octopart.api(apikey="yourapikey")
when the lib will be considered stable enough, I’ll upload it to pipy:
% pip install pyoctopart
if you just want to develop, you can do:
which will download dependencies and deploy a python command in bin/:
% bin/python3 >>> from pyoctopart.octopart import Octopart >>> o = Octopart.api(apikey="yourapikey")
You can run regression tests using:
API v3 conversion
At the time being only three methods have been switched to the new API:
parts_search() parts_match() parts_get()
And the tests will need to be updated. Those methods are the only one being used in the `pyparts <https://github.com/guyzmo/pyparts>`_ project, though.
method/argument syntax (for API v3)
A number of arguments in the v3 API are using syntax that are not compatible with python’s syntax, such as include=datasheets. To enforce argument’s type checking and stay compatible with the API, the arguments are converted as booleans replacing the assignment with an underscore, making it include_datasheets, so for the Part model you have the following matches:
include_short_description → include=short_description include_datasheets → include=datasheets include_compliance_documents → include=compliante_documents include_descriptions → include=descriptions include_imagesets → include=imagesets include_specs → include=specs include_category_uids → include=category_uids include_external_links → include=external_links include_reference_designs → include=reference_designs include_cad_models → include=cad_models
show_uid → show=uid show_mpn → show=mpn show_manufacturer → show=manufacturer show_brand → show=brand show_octopart_url → show=octopart_url show_offers → show=offers show_broker_listings → show=broker_listings show_short_description → show=short_description show_datasheets → show=datasheets show_compliance_documents → show=compliante_documents show_descriptions → show=descriptions show_imagesets → show=imagesets show_specs → show=specs show_category_uids → show=category_uids show_external_links → show=external_links show_reference_designs → show=reference_designs show_cad_models → show=cad_models
hide_uid → hide=uid hide_mpn → hide=mpn hide_manufacturer → hide=manufacturer hide_brand → hide=brand hide_octopart_url → hide=octopart_url hide_offers → hide=offers hide_broker_listings → hide=broker_listings hide_short_description → hide=short_description hide_datasheets → hide=datasheets hide_compliance_documents → hide=compliante_documents hide_descriptions → hide=descriptions hide_imagesets → hide=imagesets hide_specs → hide=specs hide_category_uids → hide=category_uids hide_external_links → hide=external_links hide_reference_designs → hide=reference_designs hide_cad_models → hide=cad_models
As a reference, check the include/show/hide directives sections of the manual.
method/argument syntax (for API v2)
There are a number of arguments in the Octopart API documentation which contain periods in their names. When passing these arguments from Python, substitute an underscore for any periods.
Similarly, substitute underscores for backslashes in method names.
>>> o = Octopart() >>> o.parts_get(1881614252472, optimize.hide_datasheets=True) SyntaxError: keyword can't be an expression Instead, pass the argument as: >>> o.parts_get(1881614252472, optimize_hide_datasheets=True)
The library will perform the translation internally.
- [x] switch to python 3
- [x] create buildout build
- [x] use function annotations
- [o] switch to v3 API
- [ ] improve and fix tests
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