Most "pythonic" syntax to use for an API client library

DL Neil PythonList at DancesWithMice.info
Mon Apr 29 00:41:43 EDT 2019


On 29/04/19 3:55 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 1:43 PM DL Neil <PythonList at danceswithmice.info> wrote:
>> Well, seeing you ask: a more HTTP-ish approach *might* be:
>>
>> api.update.customer( 1, name='Bob' )
>>
>> ie
>> api.verb.subject( adjectives and adverbs )
>>
>> Thus:
>> api_label/intro/ID.what_we're_going_to_do.who/what_we'll_do_it_to(
>> customerID, support_data)
>>
>> Yet, it doesn't really *look right* does it?
>> (and someone might complain about mixing the 'different' variable-values...)
>>
> 
> The point here is not to make an HTTP-like interface, but a
> Python-like interface :)

OK, I'll bite...

...shouldn't the Python-like interface reflect what it is wrapping?


(says he, wrestling with the Kraken and cv2. Grrrr!)
-- 
Regards =dn


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