[Pythonmac-SIG] ABAddressBook interface from Python?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Oct 15 10:41:57 EDT 2003

On Monday, Oct 13, 2003, at 19:20 America/New_York, Ben Mitchell wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> Has anyone spent any time trying to access OS X's Address Book 
> (ABAddressBook)
> through Python?  I want to write some programs to allow me to merge 
> mine back
> and forth with my web-exposed address book, and it'd certainly be 
> easier to do
> in Python than C++...
> I haven't ever fiddled around with SWIG, but would that be the way to 
> go here?
> Has anyone out there already built a SWIG Python module for accessing 
> the
> Address Book?

It's part of PyObjC ( http://pyobjc.sf.net/ ) - there's even a simple 
example in the Examples folder of the source distribution, with an ObjC 
version of the example for comparison.


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