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A basic python library enabling access to's search results and article content.

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# wiki-api

A basic python library enabling access to’s search results and articles.

## How To Use

### Create an instance of wiki-api

wiki = WikiApi() wiki = WikiApi({ ‘locale’ : ‘es’}) # to specify your locale, ‘en’ is default

### Search for something on wikipedia

results = wiki.find(‘Barack Obama’) => [‘Barack_Obama’, ‘Barack_Obama_presidential_campaign,_2008’, …]

### Get information about a wiki article

article = wiki.get_article(results[0])

article.heading => ‘Barack Obama’ article.image => ‘’ article.summary => ‘Barack Hussein Obama II (i/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of th…’ article.references => [‘Obama: No green light for Israel to attack Iran. 2009-07-07. Retrieved January 4, 2013.’, …, .., …] article.content => ‘Full article dump…’

## Requirements

  1. Python3.3
  2. Python requests -
  3. BeautifulSoup4

## Tests

Test .py file can be found in /test.

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