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SSE client for Python

Project description

Server Side Events (SSE) client for Python

A Python client for SSE event sources that seamlessly integrates with urllib3 and requests.

Installation

$ pip install sseclient-py

Usage

import json
import pprint
import sseclient

def with_urllib3(url, headers):
    """Get a streaming response for the given event feed using urllib3."""
    import urllib3
    http = urllib3.PoolManager()
    return http.request('GET', url, preload_content=False, headers=headers)

def with_requests(url, headers):
    """Get a streaming response for the given event feed using requests."""
    import requests
    return requests.get(url, stream=True, headers=headers)

url = 'http://domain.com/events'
headers = {'Accept': 'text/event-stream'}
response = with_urllib3(url, headers)  # or with_requests(url, headers)
client = sseclient.SSEClient(response)
for event in client.events():
    pprint.pprint(json.loads(event.data))

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