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coolpay-python-client

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coolpay-python-client is a official python client for CoolPay API. Coolpay API enables you to accept payments in a secure and reliable manner. This library currently supports CoolPay v10 api.

Installation

Add to your requirements.txt

coolpay-api-client

or install via pip:

$ pip install coolpay-api-client

It is currently tested with Python >= 2.7.9 and Python >= 3.4.

Usage

Before doing anything you should register yourself with CoolPay and get access credentials. If you haven't please click here to apply.

Create a CoolPay client

First you should create a client instance that is anonymous or authorized with api_key or login credentials provided by CoolPay.

To initialise an anonymous client:

from coolpay_api_client import CPClient
client = CPClient()

To initialise a client with CoolPay Api Key:

from coolpay_api_client import CPClient
secret = ":{0}".format(os.environ['COOLPAY_API_KEY'])
client = CPClient(secret)

Or you can provide login credentials like:

from coolpay_api_client import CPClient
secret= "{0}:{1}".format(os.environ['COOLPAY_LOGIN'], os.environ['COOLPAY_PASSWORD'])
client = CPClient(secret)

API Calls

You can afterwards call any method described in CoolPay api with corresponding http method and endpoint. These methods are supported currently: get, post, put, patch and delete.

for activity in client.get('/activities'):
    print activity['id']

If you want raw http response, headers Please add raw=True parameter:

status, body, headers = client.get("/activities", raw=True)

if status == 200:
    for activity in json.loads(body):  ## note: import json
      print activity['id']
else:
    print "Error", body

Handling API exceptions

By default (get|post|patch|put|delete) will return JSON parsed body on success (i.e. 2xx response code) otherwise it will raise ApiError. Your code should handle the errors appropriately.

You can listen for any api error like:

from coolpay_api_client.exceptions import ApiError
try:
    client.post('/payments', currency='DKK', order_id='1212')
    ...
except ApiError as e:
    print e.body
    print e.status_code

You can read more about api responses at http://www.coolpay.com/docs/.

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