Playing with APIs in Python

I started doing the Codecademy lessons How to use APIs with Python. They’re not the greatest, but they’re helpful.

I quickly learned that the lessons are using Python 2, for which the requests module is apparently built-in. But if you try to import requests in a Python 3 script, no good.

All you need to do to make it work is install the requests library, like so:

Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 9.01.53 AM

This is a pretty neat library for working with APIs: Read more here.


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