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Python API for Velib.

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Veliberator

Veliberator provides a Python API for getting informations about the stations of the Velib’ bike renting network.

Binaries

The packages provides few binaries to tests and to initialize the datas.

  • synchronize.py

    Must be used at first to grab the general datas about the stations.

  • find_place.py

    A test script for finding free places to park a bike or the stations around.

Note that you must run these commands as root until you have not configured your own settings.

Usage

To retrieve the informations of a station you only have to have the ID of the station, and run synchronize.py to initiate the data.

The in your python interpreter :

>>> from veliberator.stations import Station
>>> station = Station(42008)
>>> station.informations.address
u'128 AVENUE DANIEL CASANOVA'

The informations attributes contains many data such as :

  • address

  • postal_code

  • city

  • lat (the latitude of GPS coordonates)

  • lng (the longitude of GPS coordonates)

  • opened (boolean who told if the station is open)

  • bonus (boolean who told if the station is a bonus station)

You could retrieve the live status of the station easily :

>>> station.status.available
24
>>> station.status.free
1

And we can retrieve the station ids around our station by distance :

>>> station.stations_around
[42006, 42010, 42012, 42014, 42016, ...]

Other methods on the Station objects are available, but the source is often more explicit.

Settings

You can change the settings of the applications by creating or editing the .veliberator.cfg file in your home directory, basing on the /etc/veliberator.cfg.

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