[owncloud-devel] Python client lib for ownCloud

Hefee hefee at netzguerilla.net
Mon Apr 28 08:55:49 GMT 2014


nice. Actually I am a dev of pyOwncloud and actually we stopped developing, 
'cause owncloud destroys the libocsync and says that libowncloudsync isn't 
stable too. So It was to much work to keep it running. I'm also very curous, 
that owncloud stablize the libowncloudsync...

But your approch is different, you use the webdav directly and don't care 
about owncloud-client :) 

pyOwnCloud has an own mailinglist: pyowncloud at lists.cknow.org
Maybe you want to send an email there, too and we'll see if we can work 
together somehow.



On Monday 28 April 2014 10:12:14 Vincent Petry wrote:
> Hello,
> During my holidays I couldn't resist to do a bit of Python programming,
> so I made this Python library that wraps some of the ownCloud API:
> https://github.com/PVince81/pyocclient
> This could be useful for:
> - writing Python/Django apps that interact with ownCloud
> - scripting with Python: for example backup scripts, auto-upload pics
> from a webcam, etc.
> - testing the ownCloud API :-)
> Here are the current features:
> - basic file operations like getting a directory listing, file
> upload/download, directory creation, etc
> - read/write file contents from strings
> - upload with chunking and mtime keeping
> - upload whole directories
> - directory download as zip
> - share a file with public link using the OCS Share API
> - store app data as key/values using the privatedata OCS API
> One part that is currently missing is better error handling (throwing
> exceptions for 403, 404, etc).
> It is already usable but needs more testing against all ownCloud
> versions (I only tested against OC 6.0.2 and OC 7 pre-alpha)
> It would be cool/useful to have more such libraries in most languages to
> lower the barrier of entry for people wanting their (external) apps to
> interact with ownCloud in some way.
> Note: while looking for a Python lib for ownCloud I also found this one
> which rather seems to be a wrapper around csync:
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pyOwnCloud/0.3
> Cheers,
> Vincent
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