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Thread: Python Dota 2 API Wrapper

  1. #1
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    Python Dota 2 API Wrapper

    So, I've been using the WebAPI for mining games and realized that the response format was severely inconsistent across all the endpoints.
    I made a Python3 wrapper for it, with a rather nitpicky parser and I've attempted to unify the response results across all the endpoints to make its usage as uniform as possible.

    Link to source:

    As of now, I've dealt with fairly obvious inconsistencies such as and, as well as fixing inconsistent naming. I've also added a few QOL functions to relieve the user from manually parsing some stuff.

    One of the more aggravating problem that I had to fix, was that the WebAPI returned json data with repeating keys (see: The repeating "abilities" key is something inbuilt json parsers miss.

    I feel like the documentation is fairly decent (although it could be more contributor friendly) and was hoping to get feedback/criticism on it.

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    Thanks for making a Python Wrapper! I was also looking to create one, cant criticize yours since I dont have a lot of experience on doing this kind of things (binds/wrappers). So I will do my own first while learning things and then I might get back to you to give you so I can compare both

    Good work! #LongLivePython

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