How do you invoke JIRA issues from within a python program?

It is required to search for open issues in JIRA assigned to a user fro a command line input program written in python- any ideas? The SOAP API documentation is not as elaborate or clear as the REST API is.

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Thanks,Bob. I went throught the list and i need to use JQL from within Python. What are your thoughts on that?

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The REST API is the way to go. There are Python libraries out there that make the process much easier, for example:

If you don't want to use third-party libraries, you can find some example Python code here:

Thanks ,Michael. I need to use SOAP API,bt without taking username and pswd from the user as input. and use JQL from within Python.Any thoughts on that?

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