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А library for a REST API client that works with any API that follows somewhat the REST standard.

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This library is a small REST API client with the following features:

  • Url builder - allows you to build a url by natively calling the client’s attributes

  • HTTP requests - a thin wrapper around the requests library that allows full control of the HTTP requests.


pip install universal-api-client


Initialising the client

from universal_api_client import Client
swapi_client = Client(base_url='')

Building a URL

The url builder is part of the request (APIRequest) attribute of the client.

swapi_client.request.people # <universal_api_client.request.APIRequest at 0x1093c3eb8>
swapi_client.request.people.url # ''
swapi_client.request.people(identifier=1).url # ''
swapi_client.request.people(identifier='1').url # ''

Making a request

The requests are made by the already built APIRequest object. The method call returns the appropriate method call from the requests library.

response = swapi_client.request.people(identifier='1').get() # <Response [200]>
print(response.status_code) # 200


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