• requests-oauth, adds OAuth support to Requests.
  • rauth, an alternative to requests-oauth, supports OAuth versions 1.0 and 2.0.
  • FacePy, a Python wrapper to the Facebook API.
  • robotframework-requests, a Robot Framework API wrapper.
  • fullerene, a Graphite Dashboard.
  • urbanairship-python, a fork of the Urban Airship API wrapper.
  • WhitespaceBot, a project that automatically forks repos, strips trailing whitespace, and sends a pull request.
  • python-rexster, Rexter client that provides a simple interface for graph databases.
  • daikon, a CLI for ElasticSearch.



ScraperWiki is an excellent service that allows you to run Python, Ruby, and PHP scraper scripts on the web. Now, Requests v0.6.1 is available to use in your scrapers!

To give it a try, simply:

import requests

Managed Packages

Requests is available in a number of popular package formats. Of course, the ideal way to install Requests is via The Cheeseshop.

Ubuntu & Debian

Requests is available installed as a Debian package! Debian Etch Ubuntu, since Oneiric:

$ apt-get install python-requests

Fedora and RedHat

You can easily install Requests v0.6.1 with yum on rpm-based systems:

$ yum install python-requests

Requests is an elegant and simple HTTP library for Python, built for human beings. You are currently looking at the documentation of the development release.


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