How to generate code with Python?

How to generate code with Python?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Code Generation API in 5 minutes with Python. Eden AI provides an easy and developer-friendly API that allows you to generate code.

What is Code Generation? 

Code Generation API enables developers to generate source code programmatically. This API provides developers with a set of tools and functionalities to dynamically generate code snippets, classes, modules, or even complete applications based on predefined templates or specifications.

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Code Generation APIs are typically used to streamline and automate the process of creating repetitive or boilerplate code. It can be particularly useful in scenarios where developers need to generate code for tasks like database access, API integrations, serialization, logging, or other common patterns.

Get Started with Code Generation API

The first step is to install Python's requests package, that will allow you to call Eden AI API.

Next, you'll need to install Python's JSON package in order to read and print the result of the API request.

How to use Code Generation API with Python

1. Get a Code Generation API Key on Eden AI

To perform Code Generation, you'll need to create an account on Eden AI for free. Then, you will be able to get your API key directly from the homepage with free credits offered by Eden AI.

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2. Let’s generate code

Once you have imported packages on Python and got your API key, you will be able to generate code.  Here is the list of Code Generation engines available on Eden AI to help you choose the provider that best suits your project and needs.

Here is the Python script you need to write in your notebook:

For example, we called two different Code Generation engines. Eden AI API will then return in its JSON response results of those providers.

Once the request is done, you will be able to get the result with this print:

Here is an example of a Code Generation API response:

Benefits of using Code Generation API with Eden AI

Using Code Generation with Eden AI API is quick and easy.

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Multiple AIs in one API - Eden AI

Save time and cost

We offer a unified API for all providers: simple and standard to use, with a quick switch between providers and an access to the specificic features of each provider.

Easy to integrate

The JSON output format is the same for all suppliers thanks to Eden AI's standardisation work. The response elements are also standardised thanks to Eden AI's powerful matching algorithms.


With Eden AI you have the possibility to integrate a third party platform: we can quickly develop connectors. To go further and customize your Code Generation request with specific parameters, check out our documentation.

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