Three lines! Only three lines of code can capture the data of station B (bullet screen, comment, user)


Today, we introduce a python extension library, bilibilibili, for getting data from station B_ API

The available data include:

Video video module

User user module

Dynamic dynamic module

This time, we use the video from the 10th anniversary of “running man” to do a demo to get the bullet screen.

I’m a contrast

Without comparison, there will be no harm, just like a student from Harbin Institute of technology and a student from Zhejiang University.

This is the process of acquiring the barrage before:

1. Barrage data interface…(a fixed URL address + CID +. XML of video)

2. Use request module to get data

3. Parsing data with XPath

Next, it’s time to show real technology.

Through bilibilibili_ API encapsulation,Barrage dataOnly one line of code is used to get the part:

danmu = video_info.get_danmaku()

Corresponding acquisitionBasic information of videoandComment informationIt’s just as convenient.

basic_info = video_info.get_video_info()
comments = video_ info.get_ Comments() start now

Quick start

Next, this article uses BiliBili_ API obtains the bullet screen data of the 10th anniversary special edition of “running man” and draws the word cloud.

Links to Videos:…

Station B has AV number and bv number. After revision, BV number is directly displayed in the link. One of these two must be provided.

Bvid is a new unique video identifier of station B. It is composed of 12 digits and letters. It is case sensitive. Please include the “bv” in the header when passing in

For example, “bv1gc4y1h722”

1) Installation process

The installation needs to rely on the request module, which encapsulates the API of station B data.

Through PIP installation:

pip install bilibili_api

1) Import module

from bilibili_api import Verify
from import VideoInfo
from import Danmaku

Videoinfo class – get video information (bullet screen, comments, number of coins, playback, etc.)

Danmaku class – barrage class, used to obtain and send barrage

Verify class, available but not required. Some video information can only be used after logging in (i.e. sessdata is required).

Sessdata and CSRF are needed for user operations such as liking and coin depositing.

For detailed methods of obtaining sessdata and CSRF, please refer to the following links:…A kind of API / wiki / sessdata and CSRF acquisition methods (Chrome as an example)

2) Obtain barrage data

Create a videoinfo object and pass in two parameters:

Bvid = bv1gc4y1h722 “(BV number of video)

Verify = verify (obtain barrage according to sessdata and CSRF)

The obtained bullet screen data is the list of “danmaku classes”. Through traversing, print its text

Paste a code:

Verify = verify (sessdata = yours, CSRF = yours)
video_info = VideoInfo(bvid="BV1gC4y1h722", verify=verify)

danmu = video_info.get_danmaku()
for i in danmu:

3) Drawing word clouds

The word cloud is drawn by Jieba word segmentation and worldcloud.

Parameters such as “background color”, “background image”, “font” can be passed in through wordcloud object.

Paste a code:

wc = WordCloud(

word_ cloud =  wc.generate (words_ STR) ා produce word cloud
word_ cloud.to_ file(" rm.jpg ") ා save picture

#Show word cloud image

4) Final effect

Through the word cloud, we can see that the most obvious ones are “happy 10th anniversary”, “RM 10th anniversary”, “ha ha ha ha ha ha”

Three lines! Only three lines of code can capture the data of station B (bullet screen, comment, user)

I’m a summary

Through this module, “bilibilibili”_ API “, can quickly access B station video and user data, as for the data to get down how to play, depends on their imagination~

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