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Python client for jersey-hmac-auth (

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# python-hmac-auth

HMAC authentication for Python client libraries.

This library makes it easy to add support for HMAC authentication in Python clients that:

1. Interface with a REST API that uses
[jersey-hmac-auth]( to implement HMAC authentication, and
2. Use the Python [Requests]( library to make API calls.

It works by providing a custom authenticator for the Requests library that modifies outgoing API calls to encode
the requests for HMAC authentication.

## Getting Started

To install:

pip install python-hmac-auth

In your code, import the `HmacAuth` class and specify it on the `auth` parameter when issuing API calls:

import requests
from python_hmac_auth import HmacAuth

response = requests.get('', auth=HmacAuth('your_api_key', 'your_secret_key'))

## User Guide

See the [User Guide]( for jersey-hmac-auth for more details
about HMAC authentication on the server and for clients libraries.

## Contributing

To get the code:

$ git clone

To submit a new request or issue, please visit the [Issues]( page.

Pull requests are always welcome.

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