Python MusicPlayerDaemon client module

An MPD (Music Player Daemon) client library written in pure Python.


Documentation

https://kaliko.gitlab.io/python-musicpd

MPD Protocol

https://www.musicpd.org/doc/html/protocol.html

Code

https://gitlab.com/kaliko/python-musicpd

Dependencies

None

Compatibility

Python 3.4+

Licence

GNU LGPLv3

Installation

Latest stable release from PyPi:

pip install python-musicpd

Latest development version using pip + git:

pip install git+https://gitlab.com/kaliko/python-musicpd.git@dev

Library overview

Here is a snippet allowing to list the last modified artists in the media library:

#!/usr/bin/env python3
# coding: utf-8
import musicpd

def main():
    cli = musicpd.MPDClient()
    cli.connect()
    # Gets files count in the library
    nb_files = int(cli.stats()['songs'])
    # Gets the last 100 files modified
    files = cli.search('file', '', 'sort', 'Last-Modified', 'window', (nb_files-100,))
    # Print last modified artists in media library
    print(' / '.join({f.get('albumartist') for f in files}))
    cli.disconnect()

# Script starts here
if __name__ == '__main__':
    main()

Build documentation

# Get the source
git clone https://gitlab.com/kaliko/python-musicpd.git && cd python-musicpd
# Installs sphinx if needed
python3 -m venv venv && . ./venv/bin/activate
pip install sphinx
# And build
python3 setup.py build_sphinx
# Or call sphinx
sphinx-build -d ./doc/build/doctrees doc/source -b html ./doc/build/html

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