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Allows you to do various things with the slightly unofficial Repl Talk API

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API Reference

How to use the repltalk lib for Python. The functions are pretty self explanatory but I've added a short description for each of them.

The following functions are all coroutines because asyncio is cool


class repltalk.Client()

  • login(username, password) Logs in to with your username and password. Your bot must be verified in order to use this function.
  • get_post(post_id) Gets the post with that id. returns Post
  • post_exists(post_id) Returns whether or not the post exists.
  • get_leaderboard(limit=30) Gets the top users from the Repl Talk leaderboard. returns list of Users
  • get_all_comments() Gets all the recent comments from Repl Talk. *returns list of Comments
  • get_user(username) Gets the user with that username. returns User
  • boards See Board.


class client.boards

  • all The All board on Repl Talk
  • share The Share board on Repl Talk
  • ask The Ask board on Repl Talk
  • announcements The Announcements board on Repl Talk
  • challenge The Challenge board on Repl Talk
  • learn The Learn board on Repl Talk

  • get_posts(sort='top', search='') Gets the most recent posts from that board. Sort is the sorting order (top|hot|new) and search is the search query. returns PostList


  • id The post ID.
  • title The post title.
  • content The post content.
  • board The board the post was made on.
  • votes The amount of upvotes the post has.
  • author The post author. Will be a User object.
  • datetime The time the post was created at.
  • url The post url in Repl Talk.
  • repl The repl attached to the post.
  • language The Language of the Repl on the post.
  • show_hosted Indicates if the post has a hosted repl linked to it.
  • is_announcement If the post is marked as an announcement.
  • pinned Whether or not the post has been pinned to the top of the board
  • can_edit Indicates if the user can edit the post. This will be False unless you created the post.
  • can_comment If the user can comment on the post.
  • can_vote Indicates if the user can upvote the post.
  • has_voted Indicates if the user has already voted on the post.
  • is_locked Indicates if the post is locked.
  • can_answer Whether or not the user can answer the post.
  • answered If the post has been answered (will always be False if can't answer).
  • comment_count The amount of comments the post has
  • get_comments() Gets the comments on the post.
  • post_comment(content) Posts a comment on the post.


  • id The post ID.
  • content The post body.
  • time_created The time the comment was created at.
  • can_edit Indicates if the user can edit the comment.
  • can_comment Whether or not the user can post a comment.
  • url The comment's url.
  • votes Gets the amount of upvotes the comment has.
  • can_vote Indicates if the user can vote on the comment.
  • has_voted Indicates if the user has already upvoted the post.
  • reply(content) Replies to the comment with the content.


  • id The user ID. Pretty useless since you can't get the user from their id.
  • name The user's username.
  • avatar The user's avatar url.
  • url The user's profile link.
  • cycles The amount of cycles that user has.
  • roles The roles the user has set on their profile.
  • bio The short description written by a user on their profile.


Acts basically like a normal list.

  • next Gets the next page of posts.


  • id The Repl ID.
  • embed_url The url for embedding the Repl on a web page.
  • url The url of the Repl.
  • title The title of the Repl.
  • language The Language of the Repl.


Represents a programming language.

  • name Gets the default name of the language (ie python3).
  • display_name Gets the display name of the language (ie Python).
  • icon Gets the url to the SVG for the language icon.

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