Re: [pyatl] looking for an easy to use rest client lib

From: Stuart F.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:06 AM
I've never tried it, but restkit
(http://pypi.pytho...­) looks nice.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 08:49:38AM -0400, Lars wrote:
> Wonder if anyone on the list could recommend a good REST client lib.
> 
> I've search on google and pypi and found some but none that meet my
> needs. I'm looking for a fairly abstracted lib that handles
> authentication since I am new to REST services (and have to write a
> client to a service that requires authentication).
> 
> I've been working with
> http://code.googl...­
> and it provides a decent level of abstraction and authentication but
> there is a bug with the authentication. Unfortunately, the project
> seems to be no longer be maintained.
> 
> 
> 
> I've also looked into:
> 
> http://pypi.pytho...­
>   This seems likes the next candidate but I had a hard time to get
> started from the documentation.
> 
> http://pypi.pytho...­
>   - doesn't seem to handle authentication
> 
> http://pypi.pytho...­
>   - too low of a level API (and no auth)
> 
> http://pypi.pytho...­
>   - too low of a level API and no docs (and no auth)
> 
> http://pypi.pytho...­
>   - author recommends switching to py-restclient
> 
> http://pypi.pytho...­
>   - uses json (which I don't know)
>   - uses it's own socket handling and http parser (which seems a little odd)
> 
> 
> 
> 
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D. Stuart Freeman
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