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Python HTTP for Humans.

requests has 12460082 downloads during the past 30 days.

Downloads By Date

                SELECT
    COUNT(*) AS downloads,
    FORMAT_TIMESTAMP("%Y-%m-%d", timestamp) AS date_str
FROM
    `the-psf.pypi.downloads*`
WHERE
    _TABLE_SUFFIX BETWEEN '20170130' AND '20181218' AND
    file.project = 'requests'
GROUP BY
    date_str
ORDER BY
    date_str
            

Total Downloads

                SELECT
    COUNT(*) AS total_downloads 
FROM
    `the-psf.pypi.downloads*`
WHERE
    _TABLE_SUFFIX BETWEEN '20170130' AND '20181218' AND
    file.project = 'requests'
            

Requests: HTTP for Humans™

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Requests is the only Non-GMO HTTP library for Python, safe for human consumption.

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Behold, the power of Requests:

>>> r = requests.get('https://api.github.com/user', auth=('user', 'pass'))
>>> r.status_code
200
>>> r.headers['content-type']
'application/json; charset=utf8'
>>> r.encoding
'utf-8'
>>> r.text
u'{"type":"User"...'
>>> r.json()
{u'disk_usage': 368627, u'private_gists': 484, ...}

See the similar code, sans Requests.

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Requests allows you to send organic, grass-fed HTTP/1.1 requests, without the need for manual labor. There's no need to manually add query strings to your URLs, or to form-encode your POST data. Keep-alive and HTTP connection pooling are 100% automatic, thanks to urllib3.

Besides, all the cool kids are doing it. Requests is one of the most downloaded Python packages of all time, pulling in over 11,000,000 downloads every month. You don't want to be left out!

Feature Support

Requests is ready for today's web.

  • International Domains and URLs
  • Keep-Alive & Connection Pooling
  • Sessions with Cookie Persistence
  • Browser-style SSL Verification
  • Basic/Digest Authentication
  • Elegant Key/Value Cookies
  • Automatic Decompression
  • Automatic Content Decoding
  • Unicode Response Bodies
  • Multipart File Uploads
  • HTTP(S) Proxy Support
  • Connection Timeouts
  • Streaming Downloads
  • .netrc Support
  • Chunked Requests

Requests officially supports Python 2.7 & 3.4–3.7, and runs great on PyPy.

Installation

To install Requests, simply use pipenv (or pip, of course):

$ pipenv install requests
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Satisfaction guaranteed.

Documentation

Fantastic documentation is available at http://docs.python-requests.org/, for a limited time only.

How to Contribute

  1. Check for open issues or open a fresh issue to start a discussion around a feature idea or a bug. There is a Contributor Friendly tag for issues that should be ideal for people who are not very familiar with the codebase yet.
  2. Fork the repository on GitHub to start making your changes to the master branch (or branch off of it).
  3. Write a test which shows that the bug was fixed or that the feature works as expected.
  4. Send a pull request and bug the maintainer until it gets merged and published. :) Make sure to add yourself to AUTHORS.
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