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leaderboard 2.2.1

Leaderboards backed by Redis in Python

Latest Version: 2.8.0

# leaderboard

Leaderboards backed by [Redis]( in Python.

Builds off ideas proposed in

## Installation

`pip install leaderboard`

Make sure your redis server is running! Redis configuration is outside the scope of this README, but
check out the [Redis documentation](

## Usage

### Creating a leaderboard

Be sure to require the leaderboard library:

from leaderboard import Leaderboard

Create a new leaderboard or attach to an existing leaderboard named 'highscores':

highscore_lb = Leaderboard('highscores')

### Ranking members in the leaderboard

Add members to your leaderboard using `rank_member`:

for index in range(1, 11):
  highscore_lb.rank_member('member_%s' % index, index)

You can call `rank_member` with the same member and the leaderboard will be updated automatically.

Get some information about your leaderboard:



Get some information about a specific member(s) in the leaderboard:




### Retrieving members from the leaderboard

Get page 1 in the leaderboard:


[{'member': 'member_10', 'score': 10.0, 'rank': 1}, {'member': 'member_9', 'score': 9.0, 'rank': 2}, {'member': 'member_8', 'score': 8.0, 'rank': 3}, {'member': 'member_7', 'score': 7.0, 'rank': 4}, {'member': 'member_6', 'score': 6.0, 'rank': 5}, {'member': 'member_5', 'score': 5.0, 'rank': 6}, {'member': 'member_4', 'score': 4.0, 'rank': 7}, {'member': 'member_3', 'score': 3.0, 'rank': 8}, {'member': 'member_2', 'score': 2.0, 'rank': 9}, {'member': 'member_1', 'score': 1.0, 'rank': 10}]

Add more members to your leaderboard:

for index in range(50, 96):
  highscore_lb.rank_member('member_%s' % index, index)


Get an "Around Me" leaderboard page for a given member, which pulls members above and below the given member:


[{'member': 'member_65', 'score': 65.0, 'rank': 31}, {'member': 'member_64', 'score': 64.0, 'rank': 32}, {'member': 'member_63', 'score': 63.0, 'rank': 33}, {'member': 'member_62', 'score': 62.0, 'rank': 34}, {'member': 'member_61', 'score': 61.0, 'rank': 35}, {'member': 'member_60', 'score': 60.0, 'rank': 36}, {'member': 'member_59', 'score': 59.0, 'rank': 37}, {'member': 'member_58', 'score': 58.0, 'rank': 38}, {'member': 'member_57', 'score': 57.0, 'rank': 39}, {'member': 'member_56', 'score': 56.0, 'rank': 40}, {'member': 'member_55', 'score': 55.0, 'rank': 41}, {'member': 'member_54', 'score': 54.0, 'rank': 42}, {'member': 'member_53', 'score': 53.0, 'rank': 43}, {'member': 'member_52', 'score': 52.0, 'rank': 44}, {'member': 'member_51', 'score': 51.0, 'rank': 45}, {'member': 'member_50', 'score': 50.0, 'rank': 46}, {'member': 'member_10', 'score': 10.0, 'rank': 47}, {'member': 'member_9', 'score': 9.0, 'rank': 48}, {'member': 'member_8', 'score': 8.0, 'rank': 49}, {'member': 'member_7', 'score': 7.0, 'rank': 50}, {'member': 'member_6', 'score': 6.0, 'rank': 51}, {'member': 'member_5', 'score': 5.0, 'rank': 52}, {'member': 'member_4', 'score': 4.0, 'rank': 53}, {'member': 'member_3', 'score': 3.0, 'rank': 54}, {'member': 'member_2', 'score': 2.0, 'rank': 55}]

Get rank and score for an arbitrary list of members (e.g. friends) from the leaderboard:

highscore_lb.ranked_in_list(['member_1', 'member_62', 'member_67'])

[{'member': 'member_1', 'score': 1.0, 'rank': 56}, {'member': 'member_62', 'score': 62.0, 'rank': 34}, {'member': 'member_67', 'score': 67.0, 'rank': 29}]

Retrieve members from the leaderboard in a given score range:

highscore_lb.members_from_score_range(4, 19)

[{'member': 'member_10', 'score': 10.0, 'rank': 47}, {'member': 'member_9', 'score': 9.0, 'rank': 48}, {'member': 'member_8', 'score': 8.0, 'rank': 49}, {'member': 'member_7', 'score': 7.0, 'rank': 50}, {'member': 'member_6', 'score': 6.0, 'rank': 51}, {'member': 'member_5', 'score': 5.0, 'rank': 52}, {'member': 'member_4', 'score': 4.0, 'rank': 53}]

Retrieve a single member from the leaderboard at a given position:


{'member': 'member_92', 'score': 92.0, 'rank': 4}

Retrieve a range of members from the leaderboard within a given rank range:

highscore_lb.members_from_rank_range(1, 5)

[{'member': 'member_95', 'score': 95.0, 'rank': 1}, {'member': 'member_94', 'score': 94.0, 'rank': 2}, {'member': 'member_93', 'score': 93.0, 'rank': 3}, {'member': 'member_92', 'score': 92.0, 'rank': 4}, {'member': 'member_91', 'score': 91.0, 'rank': 5}]

### Conditionally rank a member in the leaderboard

You can pass a function to the `rank_member_if` method to conditionally rank a member in the leaderboard. The function is passed the following 5 parameters:

* `member`: Member name.
* `current_score`: Current score for the member in the leaderboard. May be `nil` if the member is not currently ranked in the leaderboard.
* `score`: Member score.
* `member_data`: Optional member data.
* `leaderboard_options`: Leaderboard options, e.g. 'reverse': Value of reverse option

def highscore_check(self, member, current_score, score, member_data, leaderboard_options):
  if (current_score is None):
    return True
  if (score > current_score):
    return True
  return False

highscore_lb.rank_member_if(highscore_check, 'david', 1337)


highscore_lb.rank_member_if(highscore_check, 'david', 1336)


highscore_lb.rank_member_if(highscore_check, 'david', 1338)


## Performance Metrics

You can view [performance metrics]( for the
leaderboard library at the original Ruby library's page.

## Ports

The following ports have been made of the [leaderboard gem](

* Java:
* NodeJS:
* PHP:
* Scala:

## Contributing to leaderboard

* Check out the latest master to make sure the feature hasn't been implemented or the bug hasn't been fixed yet
* Check out the issue tracker to make sure someone already hasn't requested it and/or contributed it
* Fork the project
* Start a feature/bugfix branch
* Commit and push until you are happy with your contribution
* Make sure to add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.
* Please try not to mess with the Rakefile, version, or history. If you want to have your own version, or is otherwise necessary, that is fine, but please isolate to its own commit so I can cherry-pick around it.

## Copyright

Copyright (c) 2011-2012 Ola Mork, David Czarnecki. See LICENSE.txt for further details.
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