A simple wrapper for Requests to randomly select proxies
The pyproxyroulette library is a wrapper for the Requests library. The wrapper applies a random proxy to each request and ensures that the proxy is working and swaps it out when needed. Additionally, the wrapper tries to detect if a request has been blocked by the requested web-host. Blocked requests are repeated with different proxy servers.
This library is available on pypi. It can be installed as follows:
pip install pyproxyroulette
Example Wrapper Usage
from pyproxyroulette import ProxyRoulette pr = ProxyRoulette() pr.get("http://github.com")
head from the requests library are wrapped and callable through the wrapper.
It is generally only recommended to call and use idempotent methods as requests which timeout can be registered by the server, despite not beeing registerd in time at the client. Hence it is only recommended to use the
GET method in production environments.
pr = ProxyRoulette(max_retries=5, max_timeout=15, func_proxy_validator=defaults.proxy_is_working, func_proxy_response_validator=defaults.proxy_response_validator)
|max_retries||5||Number of retries with different proxies when a request fails. Set to 0 for unlimited retries.|
|max_timeout||15||Timeout until a request is assumed to have failed|
|func_proxy_validator||defaults.proxy_is_working()||Function, that can check if a specific (ip,port) combination is valid and working|
|func_proxy_response_validator||defaults.proxy_response_validator()||Function, which checks if a request has been blocked by inspecting the response. A blocked request will lead to repetition of the request using a different proxy|
Extend the Pool of Proxies
It is possible to add functions to the system, which are called on a regular basis and return pairs of IP,PORT to be used in the proxy roulette. A proxy pool update function has to return a list of IP,PORT tuples. A default function is used to populate the proxy pool if no explicit function is defined. Multiple functions can be added using the following decorator:
from pyproxyroulette import ProxyRoulette @ProxyRoulette.proxy_pool_updater def my_cool_proxy_obtaining_function(): return [("184.108.40.206",80),...] pr = ProxyRoulette() pr.get("http://some.url")
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