pylabrobot.liquid_handling.backends.http.HTTPBackend#

class pylabrobot.liquid_handling.backends.http.HTTPBackend(host: str, port: int, num_channels: int, protocol: str = 'http', base_path: str = 'events')#

Bases: pylabrobot.liquid_handling.backends.serializing_backend.SerializingBackend

A backend that sends commands over HTTP(s).

This backend is used when you want to run a LiquidHandler locally and have a server communicating with the robot elsewhere.

Note

This backend is designed to work with the PyLabRobot server.

Attributes

num_channels

The number of channels that the robot has.

Methods

__init__(host, port, num_channels[, ...])

Create a new web socket backend.

aspirate(ops, use_channels)

Aspirate liquid from the specified resource using pip.

aspirate96(aspiration)

Aspirate from all wells in 96 well plate.

assigned_resource_callback(resource)

Called when a new resource was assigned to the robot.

deserialize(data)

Deserialize the backend.

dispense(ops, use_channels)

Dispense liquid from the specified resource using pip.

dispense96(dispense)

Dispense to all wells in 96 well plate.

drop_tips(ops, use_channels)

Drop tips from the specified resource.

drop_tips96(drop)

Drop tips to the specified resource using CoRe 96.

move_channel_x(channel, x)

Move the specified channel to the specified x coordinate.

move_channel_y(channel, y)

Move the specified channel to the specified y coordinate.

move_channel_z(channel, z)

Move the specified channel to the specified z coordinate.

move_resource(move, **backend_kwargs)

Move a resource to a new location.

pick_up_tips(ops, use_channels)

Pick up tips from the specified resource.

pick_up_tips96(pickup)

Pick up tips from the specified resource using CoRe 96.

prepare_for_manual_channel_operation()

Prepare the robot for manual operation.

send_command(command[, data])

Send an event to the server.

serialize()

Serialize the backend so that an equivalent backend can be created by passing the dict as kwargs to the initializer.

setup()

stop()

unassigned_resource_callback(name)

Called when a resource is unassigned from the robot.

Parameters
  • host (str) –

  • port (int) –

  • num_channels (int) –

  • protocol (str) –

  • base_path (str) –