pynetworktables documentation

This is a pure python implementation of the NetworkTables protocol, derived from the wpilib ntcore C++ implementation. In FRC, the NetworkTables protocol is used to pass non-Driver Station data to and from the robot across the network.

Don’t understand this NetworkTables thing? Check out our basic overview of NetworkTables.

This implementation is intended to be compatible with python 2.7 and python 3.3+. All commits to the repository are automatically tested on all supported python versions using Travis-CI.


NetworkTables is a protocol used for robot communication in the FIRST Robotics Competition, and can be used to talk to SmartDashboard/SFX. It does not have any security, and should never be used on untrusted networks.

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