Using remote services

Get details of a book by its ISBN number

Get truly random numbers

Verify if password is insecure using HIBP

import urllib3
email='[email protected]'
resp=urllib3.PoolManager().urlopen('GET', 'https://haveibeenpwned.com/api/v2/breachedaccount/{}'.format(email),
    headers={'user-agent': 'Pwnage-Checker-For-Django'})
print('Breached' if resp.data else 'Secure')

Get a user’s latest tweet

Currency conversion

Geocode an address

import urllib3,json
resp=urllib3.PoolManager().request('GET', 'https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/geocode/json?address='+'madhapur,hyderabad')
json_resp=json.loads(resp.data)['results']
print(json_resp[0]['geometry']['location'] if json_resp['status'] == 'OK' else [])

https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/geocode/json?address=madhapur,hyderabad

Quote of the day

import urllib3

def get_quote_of_the_day():
    http=urllib3.PoolManager()
    resp=http.request('GET', 'https://quotes.rest/qod')
    return resp['contents']['quotes'][0]['quote']

Fetch quote of the day from the rest API provided by theysaidso.com.

Copy a file to FTP with a datestamped name

Get the time using a NTP server

http://code.activestate.com/recipes/117211-simple-very-sntp-client/

s.AF_INET is 2 s.SOCK_DGRAM is 2

import socket as s,struct,time

def ntp(url):
    c=s.socket(2,2)
    d=b'\x1b'+47*b'\0'
    c.sendto(d,(url,123))
    d,address=c.recvfrom(1024)
    if d:
        t=struct.unpack('!12I',d)[10]
        t -= 2208988800
        return time.ctime(t),t