biocypher._get.Downloader

class biocypher._get.Downloader(cache_dir: Optional[str] = None)
__init__(cache_dir: Optional[str] = None) None

A downloader is a collection of resources that can be downloaded and cached locally. It manages the lifetime of downloaded resources by keeping a JSON record of the download date of each resource.

Parameters:

cache_dir (str) – The directory where the resources are cached. If not given, a temporary directory is created.

Returns:

The downloader object.

Return type:

Downloader

Methods

__init__([cache_dir])

A downloader is a collection of resources that can be downloaded and cached locally.

download(*resources)

Download one or multiple resources.