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Places API

PlacesApi

A python interface into the HERE Places (Search) API

__init__(self, api_key=None, timeout=None) special

Returns a PlacesApi instance.

Parameters:

Name Type Description Default
api_key str

API key taken from HERE Developer Portal.

None
timeout int

Timeout limit for requests.

None
Source code in herepy/places_api.py
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def __init__(self, api_key: str = None, timeout: int = None):
    """Returns a PlacesApi instance.
    Args:
      api_key (str):
        API key taken from HERE Developer Portal.
      timeout (int):
        Timeout limit for requests.
    """

    super(PlacesApi, self).__init__(api_key, timeout)
    self._base_url = "https://discover.search.hereapi.com/v1/discover"

Request a list of places based on a query string.

Parameters:

Name Type Description Default
coordinates List[float]

List contains latitude and longitude in order.

required
query str

search term.

required
limit int

Limits items to return, with default value 10. Max value 100.

10
lang str

BCP47 compliant Language Code.

'en-US'

Returns:

Type Description
Optional[herepy.models.PlacesResponse]

PlacesResponse

Source code in herepy/places_api.py
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def onebox_search(
    self, coordinates: List[float], query: str, limit: int = 10, lang: str = "en-US"
) -> Optional[PlacesResponse]:
    """Request a list of places based on a query string.
    Args:
      coordinates (List):
        List contains latitude and longitude in order.
      query (str):
        search term.
      limit (int):
        Limits items to return, with default value 10. Max value 100.
      lang (str):
        BCP47 compliant Language Code.
    Returns:
      PlacesResponse
    Raises:
      HEREError"""

    data = {
        "at": str.format("{0},{1}", coordinates[0], coordinates[1]),
        "q": query,
        "limit": limit,
        "lang": lang,
        "apiKey": self._api_key,
    }
    return self.__get(data)

places_in_circle(self, coordinates, radius, query, lang='en-US')

Request a list of popular places around a location

Parameters:

Name Type Description Default
coordinates List[float]

List contains latitude and longitude in order.

required
radius int

Circle radius (in meters).

required
query str

search term.

required
lang str

BCP47 compliant Language Code

'en-US'

Returns:

Type Description
Optional[herepy.models.PlacesResponse]

PlacesResponse

Source code in herepy/places_api.py
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def places_in_circle(
    self, coordinates: List[float], radius: int, query: str, lang: str = "en-US"
) -> Optional[PlacesResponse]:
    """Request a list of popular places around a location
    Args:
      coordinates (List):
        List contains latitude and longitude in order.
      radius (int):
        Circle radius (in meters).
      query (str):
        search term.
      lang (str):
        BCP47 compliant Language Code
    Returns:
      PlacesResponse
    Raises:
      HEREError"""

    data = {
        "in": str.format(
            "circle:{0},{1};r={2}", coordinates[0], coordinates[1], radius
        ),
        "q": query,
        "lang": lang,
        "apiKey": self._api_key,
    }
    return self.__get(data)

search_in_country(self, coordinates, query, country_code, limit=10, lang='en-US')

Request a list of places based on a query string.

Parameters:

Name Type Description Default
coordinates List[float]

List contains latitude and longitude in order.

required
query str

search term.

required
country_code str

ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code.

required
limit int

Limits items to return. Max value 100.

10
lang str

BCP47 compliant Language Code

'en-US'

Returns:

Type Description
Optional[herepy.models.PlacesResponse]

PlacesResponse

Source code in herepy/places_api.py
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def search_in_country(
    self,
    coordinates: List[float],
    query: str,
    country_code: str,
    limit: int = 10,
    lang: str = "en-US",
) -> Optional[PlacesResponse]:
    """Request a list of places based on a query string.
    Args:
      coordinates (List):
        List contains latitude and longitude in order.
      query (str):
        search term.
      country_code (str):
        ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code.
      limit (int):
        Limits items to return. Max value 100.
      lang (str):
        BCP47 compliant Language Code
    Returns:
      PlacesResponse
    Raises:
      HEREError"""

    data = {
        "at": str.format("{0},{1}", coordinates[0], coordinates[1]),
        "q": query,
        "limit": limit,
        "in": "countryCode:" + country_code,
        "lang": lang,
        "apiKey": self._api_key,
    }
    return self.__get(data)