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Wrapper around kubernetes-clients/python

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Build Status Code style: black Type checker: mypy Packaging: poetry


A small wrapper around which understands Kubernetes charts.


I needed something simple that would read Kubernetes charts and push them to the Kubernetes cluster and be extensible. So something like helm+kubectl with ability to write you own tools around them.

Supported CRDS aka Kubernetes objects

  • Deployment
  • Service
  • Ingress
  • Secret
  • Issuer (cert-manager)
  • PersistentVolumeClaim


import yaml
from tulips import class_for_kind
from kubernetes import client as k8s

spec = yaml.load('ingress.yaml')

ingress_cls = class_for_kind(spec['kind'])
ingress = ingress_cls(config.client)
print ingress.status(namespace='default')


Tulip is a sample client that emulates Helm but without Tiller.

$ python tulips push --help                                    06/25/18 -  9:49
Usage: tulips push [OPTIONS] CHART

  You can pass chart variables via foo=bar, for example '$ tulip push
  app.yaml foo=bar'

  --namespace TEXT   Kubernetes namespace
  --release TEXT     Name of the release
  --kubeconfig PATH  Path to kubernetes config
  --help             Show this message and exit.



  • [ ] Custom container for yaml(eliminates class_for_kind function)

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