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Grokapi - A thin client to query Wikimedia traffic statistics from stats.grok.se
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For several of our metrics projects (see T100710 or T100088) we end up recoding a way to access data from stats.grok.se.

We (@PierreSelim and @JeanFred) decided to write a thin client to query this data, and publish it as a Python package that we could reuse from our various projects − and that hopefully others could use too.

We worked using Test-Driven Development and pair-programming.

Code is on GitHub

Cf. T44259: Make domas' pageviews data available in semi-publicly queryable database format

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I did not get around to work on this in Mexico, but I still plan to make it happen :)

Qgil added a comment.Sep 16 2015, 10:17 AM

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JeanFred closed this task as Declined.Jun 8 2016, 5:17 PM

This does not make much sense in the era of the pageview-api (for which @PierreSelim also started a client https://github.com/Commonists/pageview-api)

This does not make much sense in the era of the pageview-api (for which @PierreSelim also started a client https://github.com/Commonists/pageview-api)

Nice! Thanks for updating your report.