Python as an activity into UiPath



What is the use case

To use all the power and ease of use of python in UiPaht

How do you see a solution for the use case?

A new “invoke python” activity

Scope: ______________

  • Custom Activity
  • Reusable Component
  • Template
  • Automation Framework
  • Application Connector
  • Data Connector
  • RPA Documentation
  • Machine learning model
  • Dashboard


This is already available with 2018.2


Is there any integration with R?



Not as I know, but you can always call external processes. So you could also call R script. In my opinion it will lead to bad style if you mix too many languages within UiPath, even I like R and Python. But .NET offers also a lot, so in most cases you really don’t need it. IMHO.


Yes, I agree, but if activities last longer, and quick execution is in focus, then, some tasks could be done by R and meantime UiPath clicks here and there.
So, a kind of calculation, file upload to ftp and so on can be done by R, while UiPath is executing some transaction activities in ERP or preparing inputs for another task.


I didn’t know. It is possible invoke Python code from a Invoke activity? How? Have ypu an example? Thanks in advanve.


Package is available to do so



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