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python library for accessing the openHAB REST API

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python library for accessing the openHAB REST API

This library allows for easily accessing the openHAB REST API. A number of features are implemented but not all, this is work in progress.


  • python 2.7.x / 3.5
  • python :: dateutil
  • python :: requests

Note on openHAB1:

Make sure to use the 1.x branch for openHAB1.x!


Install the latest version using pip:

pip install python-openhab


Example usage of the library:

from openhab import openHAB

base_url = 'http://localhost:8080/rest'
openhab = openHAB(base_url)

# fetch all items
items = openhab.fetch_all_items()

sunset = items.get('Sunset')

# fetch a single item
item = openhab.get_item('light_switch')

# turn a swith on

# send a state update (this only update the state)
item.state = 'OFF'

# send a command

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