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Example Mixpanel raw People export script
#! /usr/bin/env python
# Mixpanel, Inc. --
# Python API client library to consume analytics data.
import hashlib
import time
import urllib #for url encoding
import urllib2 #for sending requests
import base64
import json
except ImportError:
import simplejson as json
class Mixpanel(object):
def __init__(self, api_key, api_secret, token):
self.api_key = api_key
self.api_secret = api_secret
self.token = token
def request(self, params, format = 'json'):
'''let's craft the http request'''
params['expire'] = int(time.time())+600 # 600 is ten minutes from now
if 'sig' in params: del params['sig']
params['sig'] = self.hash_args(params)
request_url = '' + self.unicode_urlencode(params)
request = urllib.urlopen(request_url)
data =
#print request_url
return data
def hash_args(self, args, secret=None):
'''Hash dem arguments in the proper way
join keys - values and append a secret -> md5 it'''
for a in args:
if isinstance(args[a], list): args[a] = json.dumps(args[a])
args_joined = ''
for a in sorted(args.keys()):
if isinstance(a, unicode):
args_joined += a.encode('utf-8')
args_joined += str(a)
args_joined += "="
if isinstance(args[a], unicode):
args_joined += args[a].encode('utf-8')
args_joined += str(args[a])
hash = hashlib.md5(args_joined)
if secret:
elif self.api_secret:
return hash.hexdigest()
def unicode_urlencode(self, params):
''' Convert stuff to json format and correctly handle unicode url parameters'''
if isinstance(params, dict):
params = params.items()
for i, param in enumerate(params):
if isinstance(param[1], list):
params[i] = (param[0], json.dumps(param[1]),)
result = urllib.urlencode([(k, isinstance(v, unicode) and v.encode('utf-8') or v) for k, v in params])
return result
if __name__ == '__main__':
api = Mixpanel(
api_key = '',
api_secret = '',
token = ''
'''Here is the place to define your selector to target only the users that you're after'''
'''parameters = {'selector':'(properties["$email"] == "Albany") or (properties["$city"] == "Alexandria")'}'''
parameters = {'selector': ''}
response = api.request(parameters)
parameters['session_id'] = json.loads(response)['session_id']
global_total = json.loads(response)['total']
print "Session id is %s \n" % parameters['session_id']
print "Here are the # of people %d" % global_total
fname = "output_people.txt"
has_results = True
total = 0
with open(fname,'w') as f:
while has_results:
responser = json.loads(response)['results']
total += len(responser)
has_results = len(responser) == 1000
for data in responser:
print "%d / %d" % (total,global_total)
parameters['page'] += 1
if has_results:
response = api.request(parameters)
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