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Python 3.7.4 (default, Sep 7 2019, 18:27:02) >>> import requests >>> r = requests.get('https://api.github.com/repos/psf/requests') >>> r.json()["description"] 'A simple, yet elegant HTTP library.'

This software has been designed for you, with much joy, by Kenneth Reitz & is protected by The Python Software Foundation.

 

 

Requests is an elegant and simple HTTP library for Python, built with ♥.

 

>>> import requests
>>> r = requests.get('https://api.github.com/user', auth=('user', 'pass'))
>>> r.status_code
200
>>> r.headers['content-type']
'application/json; charset=utf8'
>>> r.encoding
'utf-8'
>>> r.text
u'{"type":"User"...'
>>> r.json()
{u'disk_usage': 368627, u'private_gists': 484, ...}

 

Requests allows you to send HTTP/1.1 requests extremely easily. There’s no need to manually add query strings to your URLs, or to form-encode your PUT & POST data — but nowadays, just use the json method!

Requests is the most downloaded Python package today, pulling in around 14M downloads / week— according to GitHub, Requests is currently depended upon by 367_296 repositories. You may certainly put your trust in this code.

 

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Supported Features & Best–Practices

Requests is ready for the demands of building robust and reliable HTTP–speak applications, for the needs of today.

         + International Domains and URLs       + Keep-Alive & Connection Pooling
         + Sessions with Cookie Persistence     + Browser-style SSL Verification
         + Basic & Digest Authentication        + Familiar `dict`–like Cookies
         + Automatic Decompression of Content   + Automatic Content Decoding
         + Automatic Connection Pooling         + Unicode Response Bodies<super>*</super>
         + Multi-part File Uploads              + SOCKS Proxy Support
         + Connection Timeouts                  + Streaming Downloads
         + Automatic honoring of `.netrc`       + Chunked HTTP Requests

                            &, of course, rock–solid stability!

✨ 🍰 ✨            

 

Requests Module Installation

The recommended way to intall the requests module is to simply use pipenv (or pip, of course):

$ pipenv install requests
Adding requests to Pipfile's [packages]…
✔ Installation Succeeded

Requests officially supports Python 2.7 & 3.5+.


P.S. — Documentation is Available at //requests.readthedocs.io.


 

 

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