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?

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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