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README.md

pyPushBullet

Python library to interface with PushBullet

My friend showed me PushBullet, I liked it. I like Python, combine the two to achieve greatness.

You will need...

  • Python (2 or 3 should be fine)

Dependencies

If you install pyPushBullet via pip install git+https://github.com/Azelphur/pyPushBullet.git the dependencies should be install automatically.

However, if you want to install manually, you will need:

  • websocket-client - pip install websocket-client
  • requests - pip install requests

And for automatic file type detection for pushFile (optional):

  • python-magic - pip install python-magic

You can get your API Key from https://www.pushbullet.com/#settings/account

Using the library:

from pushbullet.pushbullet import PushBullet

apiKey = "YOUR_API_KEY_HERE"
p = PushBullet(apiKey)
# Get a list of devices
devices = p.getDevices()

# Get a list of contacts
contacts = p.getContacts()

# Send a note
p.pushNote(devices[0]["iden"], 'Hello world', 'Test body')

# Send a map location
p.pushAddress(devices[0]["iden"], "Eiffel tower", "Eeiffel tower, france")

# Send a list
p.pushList(devices[0]["iden"], "Groceries", ["Apples", "Bread", "Milk"])

# Send a link
p.pushLink(devices[0]["iden"], "Google", "http://www.google.com")

# Send a file
p.pushFile(devices[0]["iden"], "file.txt", "This is a text file", open("file.txt", "rb"))

# Send a note to a channel
p.pushNote('channel_tag', 'Hello world', 'Test body', recipient_type='channel_tag')

# Send a note to an email
p.pushNote('myemail@domain.com', 'Hello world', 'Test body', recipient_type='email')

Using the command line tool:

./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE getdevices
./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE note udeCmddJpl "Hello World" "Test Body"
./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE address udeCmddJpl "Eiffel tower" "Eeiffel tower, france"
./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE list udeCmddJpl Groceries Apples Bread Milk
./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE link udeCmddJpl Google http://www.google.com
./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE file udeCmddJpl test.jpg
./pushbullet_cmd.py YOUR_API_KEY_HERE note "#channel_tag" "Hello World" "Test Body"

Questions? Comments? Feel free to drop me a line on IRC, irc.azelphur.com #azelphur

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