Sample python code using REST API

import json
import datetime
import time

import requests

PULSE_IT_HOST_ADDR = "http://192.168.88.11:8003"
PULSE_IT_USER = "admin"
PULSE_IT_PASSWORD = "admin"


def get_sequence_templates():
    try:
        r = requests.get(
            url="{pulse_it_host_addr}/sequence_template/rest/list".format(pulse_it_host_addr=PULSE_IT_HOST_ADDR),
            auth=(PULSE_IT_USER, PULSE_IT_PASSWORD),
            params=None,
        )

        if r.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
            try:
                result = r.json()
                return result["response"]
            except StandardError as e:
                print("Unable to call api endpoint: {}".format(r.text))
                return {}

        else:
            print("An error occurred. API returned {} code".format(r.status_code))
    except StandardError as e:
        print("An error occurred: {}".format(e))


def create_sequence(sequence_template):
    a_color = "#EB5937"
    a_user_message = "A user message"
    a_description = "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit."

    try:
        r = requests.post(
            url="{pulse_it_host_addr}/sequence/rest/create_and_start".format(pulse_it_host_addr=PULSE_IT_HOST_ADDR),
            verify=False,
            auth=(PULSE_IT_USER, PULSE_IT_PASSWORD),
            params=None,
            data={
                "template_id": sequence_template["id"],
                "title": sequence_template["name"] + datetime.datetime.now().strftime("%Y%m%d%H%M"),
                "deadline": datetime.date.today() + datetime.timedelta(days=1),
                "color": a_color,
                "user_message": a_user_message,
                "thumbnail": None,
                "allocation_date": None,
                "allocation_user": None,
                "priority": 3,
                "input_context": json.dumps({
                    "description": a_description,
                })
            },
        )
        if r.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
            try:
                res = r.json()
                if res["result"]:
                    print "Sequence {} started ".format(res["response"]["sequence_id"])
                    return res["response"]
                else:
                    print "Unable to start sequence: {}".format(res["response"])
            except StandardError as e:
                print("Unable to call api endpoint: {}".format(r.text))
                return {}
        else:
            print("An error occurred. API returned {} code".format(r.status_code))
    except StandardError as e:
        print("An error occurred: {}".format(e))


def get_sequence_data(sequence_id):
    try:
        r = requests.get(
            url="{pulse_it_host_addr}/sequence/rest/data".format(pulse_it_host_addr=PULSE_IT_HOST_ADDR),
            auth=(PULSE_IT_USER, PULSE_IT_PASSWORD),
            params={
                "sequence_id": sequence_id
            },
        )

        if r.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
            try:
                result = r.json()
                return result["response"]
            except StandardError as e:
                print("Unable to call api endpoint: {}".format(r.text))
                return {}

        else:
            print("An error occurred. API returned {} code".format(r.status_code))
    except StandardError as e:
        print("An error occurred: {}".format(e))


def main():
    sequence_templates = get_sequence_templates()
    started_sequence = create_sequence(sequence_templates[0])
    sequence_data = get_sequence_data(started_sequence["sequence_id"])
    time.sleep(5)
    print sequence_data["seq_state"]
    print "Progress: {}%".format(sequence_data["progress"]["current"])


if __name__ == "__main__":
    main()