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LearnSprout 0.2.0

A simple python client for working with the LearnSprout API.

Latest Version: 0.2.5

learnsprout-python
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`learnsprout-python` is a simple python library for access to student information via the LearnSprout REST API. You can view documentation for the REST API at LearnSprout's [interactive console]http://developers.learnsprout.com/interactive

## Installation

pip install learnsprout

#### Dependencies

[requests - HTTP for Humans]http://docs.python-requests.org)

## Using the client

The `LearnSproutClient` only requires an `apikey` to use. [Requesting one]http://developers.learnsprout.com) for your own use is simple. There is also a public sample API which only has access to sample data.

from learnsprout.client import LearnSproutClient
client = LearnSproutClient("fcb8534c-e4ee-4e02-8b22-9328db1dac18")

Alternatively, you can provide OS environment variables

export LEARNSPROUT_APIKEY="fcb8534c-e4ee-4e02-8b22-9328db1dac18"

then in Python, the `apikey` will be inferred automagically from the var above

client = LearnSproutClient()

### Organizations

Organizations are the root level element. Organizations can be accessed off the root level.

orgs = client.organizations.iter_all()


This will return an IterableResult which can be iterated over for the resources.

orgs = client.orgs.iter_all()
for org in orgs:
print org


Resources have the same properties as listed in the REST API, with the exception of the *id* which has been renamed *ls_id* to not collide with Python ids.

You can grab individual resources out of the IterableResult by calling next().

org = orgs.next()

If you know the LearnSprout id of the specific resource you're looking for, you can skip iterating and grab the instance straight from the collection.

org = client.orgs.get("506b8b1f780aa79602388b42")

### Schools

Schools are subresources of organizations. Subresources are available off of resource instances.

org = orgs.next()
schools = org.schools.iter_all()

### Pagination

Note that schools, like some other resources, are paginated. However, when iterating over a IterableResult, if you exhaust all the elements in the page, the client will fetch additional results so you should not need to worry about paging.

### Partials
LearnSprout also supports grabbing resources that have been updated after a certain timestamp. ResourceInstances have a *time_updated* property. Specifying that as an argument to iter_all() will only return ResourceInstances with time_updated greater than the value provided.

schools_resource = org.schools
time_since = schools_resource.iter_all().next().time_updated
schools_resource.iter_all(since=time_since)

### Other supported resources

* Courses
* Sections
* Students
* Teachers
* Terms
* Attendance
* Course Grades
* Enrollment
* Periods
* Attendance Codes

### Terms

When accessing the terms collection off of a School, there is a special ResourceInstance available off the terms collection. The *current* property refers to the current term in the school.  
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