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Author: Hal Snyder
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Description: utility functions for API examples
Compute Environment: Ubuntu 18.04 (Deprecated)
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import requests from requests.auth import HTTPBasicAuth import json import yaml import pprint
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pp = pprint.PrettyPrinter()
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def load_user_info(fname): r""" load user information input file: api_user: first_name: Jane last_name: Doe password: AB45yuZZ))jRw api_key: sk_sda89swelekd8x0JJ83lGSwl returns dict of user info settings """ with open(fname,"r") as inf: user_info = yaml.load(inf)['api_user'] return user_info
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def call_api(msg="ping", payload={}, sk = '', base_url="", max_retries=3, timeout=4): r""" generic API call with retries msg - string message type: "create_account", "create_project", etc. payload - dict of parameters for the call sk - string, security key retries - int, number of retries on post return python dict of API response object """ s = requests.Session() a = requests.adapters.HTTPAdapter(max_retries=max_retries) s.mount('https://', a) url = "{}/api/v1/{}".format(base_url, msg) auth = HTTPBasicAuth(sk,'') headers = {'content-type': 'application/json'} r =,auth=auth,data=json.dumps(payload),headers=headers, timeout=timeout) assert r.status_code ==,"bad status code {}".format(r.status_code) retval = r.json() return retval
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