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MaxCDN REST Web Services Python Client

Build Status

Installation

pip install maxcdn

Usage

from maxcdn import MaxCDN

api = MaxCDN("myalias", "consumer_key", "consumer_secret")

# Get Account Info
api.get("/account.json")

# Create Pull Zone
api.post("/zones/pull.json", {'name': 'mypullzone', 'url': 'http://yourorigin.com', 'compress': '1'})

# Update Pull Zone
api.put("/zones/pull.json/12345", {'url': 'http://neworigin.com'})

# Purge All Cache
api.delete("/zones/pull.json/12345/cache")

# Purge File
api.delete("/zones/pull.json/77573/cache", data={'file': '/my-file.png'})

Methods

It has support for GET, POST, PUT and DELETE OAuth signed requests.

We now have a shortcut for Purge Calls!

zone_id = 12345

# Purge Zone
api.purge(zone_id)

# Purge File
api.purge(zone_id, '/some_file')

# Purge Files
api.purge(zone_id, ['/some_file', '/another_file'])

Every request can take an optional debug parameter.

api.get("/account.json", debug=True)
# Will output
# Making GET request to http://rws.netdna.com/myalias/account.json
#{... API Returned Stuff ...}

Every request can also take an optional debug_json parameter if you don't like the exception based errors.
api.get('/account.json', debug_json=True)

For more information about what optional parameters this methods accept you should check out @kennethreitz library Requests.

Initialization

For applications that don't require user authentication, you can use the default initialization as the example above.

For applications that require user authentication, you can initialize the API as follows.

api = MaxCDN("myalias", "consumer_key", "consumer_secret",
             token="user_token", token_secret="user_token_secret")

You can also send the optional parameter header_auth, which takes a boolean to send the OAuth header in the body or URLEncoded.

Development

git clone https://github.com/maxcdn/python-maxcdn.git
cd python-maxcdn

make          # setup and test
make setup    # installation w/ deps
make test     # test w/ primary python
make int      # integration tests w/ primary python
make test/all # test w/ python2 python3.2 python3.3 python3.4
make int      # integration tests
make int/all  # integration w/ python2 python3.2 python3.3 python3.4
make nose     # verbose test output w/ nosetests

Examples

Running examples:

git clone https://github.com/maxcdn/python-maxcdn.git
cd python-maxcdn
make setup

export PYTHONPATH=./build:./maxcdn:$PYTHONPATH

./examples/simple.py
./examples/report.py # [hourly|daily|monthly]
./examples/purge.py  # [zoneid]