Python Client and Girder CLI¶
In addition to the web clients, Girder comes with a python client library and a CLI to allow for programmatic interaction with a Girder server, and also to workaround limitations of the web client. For example, the python CLI makes it much easier to upload a large, nested hierarchy of data from a local directory to Girder, and also makes it much easier to download a large, nested hierarchy of data from Girder to a local directory.
The Command Line Interface¶
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The Python Client Library¶
For those wishing to write their own python scripts that interact with Girder, we recommend using the Girder python client library, documented below.