How to use /code with API calls?

Within HipChat one can use "/code" to display code within the HipChat client. Is it possible to do this via the API? In my Python code, I wrapped my text around "<code>my super duper code</code>" but it doesn't display it like what one would see if I use the keyboard shortcut.

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Yes, this is possible through the send_message API. Here's an example:

curl -d '{"message":"/code your code goes here"}' -H 'Content-Type: application/json' https://api.hipchat.com/v2/room/&lt;room_id_or_name&gt;/message\?auth_token\=yourpersonaltokengoeshere

I'm using Python and I tried that as well but it didn't parse "/code" correctly.

hipchat_logger.log(20, "/code Hi I should be in a codeblock")

Output:

/code Hi I should be in a codeblock

 

 

Are you sure you're using the send_message API and not the send_notification API?

Looking at the API, it looks like the author is using the "notification" endpoint.

What library are you using? If possible, I'd avoid using a library and make the REST calls yourself.

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