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Python Code Samples for the Live Search API

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: SDK
  • Language: English

Example code for calling the Live Search SOAP web service in your Python application

  • This code sample demonstrates how to use the Live Search SOAP web service in your Python application. It includes examples of all major functionality provided by the web service and includes a reusable module to simplify the API calls.

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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Apple Mac OS X, Unix, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • Please refer to the README.html file in the download archive for detailed information about requirements. Following is a summary of the major requirements:

    - Python 2.4.4 (
    - SOAPpy 0.12.0 (
    - The instructions are specific to Apache 2.2 (, but this sample should work with other web servers as well.
    - An Application ID that will allow this sample to access the Live Search Web Service

Installation Instructions

  • Please refer to the README.htm file for detailed instructions

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