Call API from Python

import requests
import urllib3

# suppress the HTTPS warnings in terminal
urllib3.disable_warnings(urllib3.exceptions.InsecureRequestWarning)

# BEGIN
session = requests.Session()
session.verify = False

url = "https://some.url.com?param1=something&param2=something"
headers = {'content-type': 'application/json', 'Accept-Charset': 'UTF-8'}

# call the HTTP endpoint
httpResult = session.get(url, headers=headers)
print(httpResult.text)

# some extra details
elapsedSeconds = httpResult.elapsed.total_seconds()
statusCode = httpResult.status_code

Retrying (Retry(total=0, connect=None, read=None, redirect=None, status=None)) after connection broken by ‘SSLError(SSLError(1, u'[SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:726)’),)’: /simple/pylint/ >>>>>>>> Could not fetch URL https://pypi.python.org/simple/setuptools/: There was a problem confirming the ssl certificate: HTTPSConnectionPool(host=’pypi.python.org’, port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /simple/setuptools/ (Caused by SSLError(SSLError(1, u'[SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:726)’),)) – skipping



// add the following flag to the pip command:

--trusted-host files.pythonhosted.org --trusted-host pypi.org

// or wherever the error indicates a problem in

HTTPSConnectionPool(host='pypi.python.org', port=443)

Install GPIO Python library

//Install pip:
sudo apt-get install python3-pip

//Install the library and dependencies:
python3 -m pip install setuptools
python3 -m pip install RPi.GPIO
python3 -m pip install gpiozero
python3 -m pip install RPIO
python3 -m pip install pigpio