Skip to content
This repository
Fetching contributors…

Octocat-spinner-32-eaf2f5

Cannot retrieve contributors at this time

file 98 lines (62 sloc) 3.262 kb

Rauth: OAuth 1.0/a, 2.0, and Ofly for Python

This package provides OAuth 1.0/a, 2.0, and Ofly consumer support. The package is wrapped around the superb Python Requests.

Installation

Install the package with one of the following commands:

$ easy_install rauth

or

$ pip install rauth

Features

  • Built on Requests
  • Supports OAuth 1.0, 1.0a, 2.0 and Ofly
  • Service wrappers for convenient connection initialization
  • Well tested (100% coverage)

Example Usage

Using the package is quite simple. Ensure that Python Requests is installed. Import the relevant module and start utilizing OAuth endpoints!

Let's get a user's Twitter timeline. Start by creating a service container object:

from rauth.service import OAuth1Service

# Get a real consumer key & secret from https://dev.twitter.com/apps/new
twitter = OAuth1Service(
    name='twitter',
    consumer_key='YOUR_CONSUMER_KEY',
    consumer_secret='YOUR_CONSUMER_SECRET',
    request_token_url='https://api.twitter.com/oauth/request_token',
    access_token_url='https://api.twitter.com/oauth/access_token',
    authorize_url='https://api.twitter.com/oauth/authorize',
    header_auth=True)

Then get an OAuth 1.0 request token:

request_token, request_token_secret = \
    twitter.get_request_token(method='GET')

Go through the authentication flow. Since our example is a simple console application, Twitter will give you a PIN to enter.

authorize_url = twitter.get_authorize_url(request_token)

print 'Visit this URL in your browser: ' + authorize_url
pin = raw_input('Enter PIN from browser: ')

Exchange the authorized request token for an access token:

response = twitter.get_access_token('GET',
                                    request_token=request_token,
                                    request_token_secret=request_token_secret,
                                    params={'oauth_verifier': pin})
data = response.content

access_token = data['oauth_token']
access_token_secret = data['oauth_token_secret']

And now we can fetch our Twitter timeline!

params = {'include_rts': 1,  # Include retweets
          'count': 10}       # 10 tweets

response = twitter.get('https://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/home_timeline.json',
                       params=params,
                       access_token=access_token,
                       access_token_secret=access_token_secret,
                       header_auth=True)

for i, tweet in enumerate(response.content, 1):
    handle = tweet['user']['screen_name'].encode('utf-8')
    text = tweet['text'].encode('utf-8')
    print '{0}. @{1} - {2}'.format(i, handle, text)

The full example is in examples/twitter-timeline.py.

Documentation

The Sphinx-compiled documentation is available here: http://packages.python.org/rauth/

Copyright and License

Rauth is Copyright (c) 2012 litl, LLC and licensed under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for full details.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.