Archive for September, 2004 experiments

September 9th, 2004  |  Published in web

Maybe you’re a python programmer. Maybe you think is kinda cool. Maybe you’d like to be able to do this:

>>> print len(delicious.Href("").posts())


>>> for post in delicious.users.mattb(delicious.tags.hackney):
...   print post.description,post.href
Phil Gyford selling his flat

or perhaps do something much, much cooler. is for you.

UPDATE: Since I published this code, Joshua Schachter has made the rules around use of APIs clearer. So that you can stay within these limits, you should be aware that no call to a method in will cause more than one HTTP request to This means that it’s left up to you to time your requests appropriately and politely, but at least you know that the code won’t spam of its own accord.

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