www.jsontest.com) that let me code against a service available to anyone who wants to try out this Nagios check before customizing it. This is the first time I have used Python's argparse function and I have to say it is fantastic. It makes adding command line arguments very easy and the result is professional looking.
My github repo can be found here: https://github.com/matt448/nagios-checks
Here is the code in a gist: