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Lassie

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Lassie is a Python library for retrieving basic content from websites.

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Usage

>>> import lassie
>>> lassie.fetch('http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ')
{
    'description': u'Music video by Rick Astley performing Never Gonna Give You Up. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 2,573,462 (C) 1987 PWL',
    'videos': [{
        'src': u'http://www.youtube.com/v/dQw4w9WgXcQ?autohide=1&version=3',
        'height': 480,
        'type': u'application/x-shockwave-flash',
        'width': 640
    }, {
        'src': u'https://www.youtube.com/embed/dQw4w9WgXcQ',
        'height': 480,
        'width': 640
    }],
    'title': u'Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up',
    'url': u'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ',
    'keywords': [u'Rick', u'Astley', u'Sony', u'BMG', u'Music', u'UK', u'Pop'],
    'images': [{
        'src': u'http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/dQw4w9WgXcQ/hqdefault.jpg?feature=og',
        'type': u'og:image'
    }, {
        'src': u'http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/dQw4w9WgXcQ/hqdefault.jpg',
        'type': u'twitter:image'
    }, {
        'src': u'http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/favicon-vfldLzJxy.ico',
        'type': u'favicon'
    }, {
        'src': u'http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/favicon_32-vflWoMFGx.png',
        'type': u'favicon'
    }],
    'locale': u'en_US'
}

Install

Install Lassie via pip

$ pip install lassie

or, with easy_install

$ easy_install lassie

But, hey... that's up to you.

Documentation

Documentation can be found here: https://lassie.readthedocs.org/