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

From: user 9.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:14 AM
Couple thoughts:

If there's a bug in an otherwise usable but unmaintained library, you
could just fork it and fix it.

If you're doing restful web services, you probably ought to know json :)

Cheers,

Clay


On Sep 28, 2010, at 8:49, Lars <[address removed]> 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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