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Installation

The TIM Python Client is distributed as a Python package. It can be placed straight into your project root folder and imported directly, but it is recommended to install it as a system-wide package via pip3.

Requirements

In order to use the TIM Python Client,vthe following requirements need to be fulfilled:

  • Software requirements
  • Python 3.7 or higher
  • pip3
  • unzip utility
  • Network requirements
  • Permanent internet connection
  • Sufficient privileges to make calls outside of firewall
    • Target protocol: HTTPS (port 443)
    • Target host: *.tangent.works
  • License requirements
  • Valid TIM license and corresponding user credentials
    • License key
    • User email address
    • User password

Note: You can request a free 14-day Trial license.

Installing TIM Python Client with pip3

Follow the steps listed below to install the TIM Python Client as a system-wide package:

  1. Download the TIM Python Client (ZIP file).
  2. Extract the downloaded ZIP file:

    unzip tim_python_client_v1-2-0.zip

  3. Change the working directory to the extracted ZIP file:

    cd tim_python_client_v1-2-0

  4. Install the TIM Python Client with pip3

    pip3 install .

Note: Additional requirements are installed during this step. It is necessary to have an active internet connection.