Currency Converter | Python

April 26th, 2021 04:23:25 PM

					
""" Currency Converter ---------------------------------------- """ import urllib.request import json def currency_converter(currency_from, currency_to, currency_input): yql_base_url = "https://query.yahooapis.com/v1/public/yql" yql_query = 'select%20*%20from%20yahoo.finance.xchange%20where%20pair' \ '%20in%20("'+currency_from+currency_to+'")' yql_query_url = yql_base_url + "?q=" + yql_query + "&format=json&env=store%3A%2F%2Fdatatables.org%2Falltableswithkeys" try: yql_response = urllib.request.urlopen(yql_query_url) try: json_string = str(yql_response.read()) json_string = json_string[2: json_string = json_string[:-1] print(json_string) yql_json = json.loads(json_string) last_rate = yql_json['query']['results']['rate']['Rate'] currency_output = currency_input * float(last_rate) return currency_output except (ValueError, KeyError, TypeError): print(yql_query_url) return "JSON format error" except IOError as e: print(str(e)) currency_input = 1 #currency codes : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_4217 currency_from = "USD" currency_to = "TRY" rate = currency_converter(currency_from, currency_to, currency_input) print(rate)

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