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

Unfortunately, the most recent version available is v0.5.0. If you’re on the Debian Python Package team, I’d love an update of that :)

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.

Support Requests

If you love Requests, consider making a small donation on Flattr:

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