The factual-api package

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This is a driver for the Factual API. It provides a type-safe, easy way to generate queries, setup OAuth authentication and send queries to the API.


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Versions 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2.0, 0.3.0, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3, 0.4.0, 0.5.0, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.6.0, 0.6.1
Dependencies aeson (>=0.6.0.0), attoparsec (>=0.10.1.0), base (==4.*), bytestring, containers, hoauth (>=0.3.0), HTTP, text (>=0.11.1.5), unordered-containers (>=0.1.4.6), vector (>=0.9.1) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2011 Rudiger Lippert
Author Rudiger Lippert <rudy@factual.com>
Maintainer Rudiger Lippert <rudy@factual.com>
Stability stable
Category API, Web
Home page https://github.com/rudyl313/factual-haskell-driver
Bug tracker https://github.com/rudyl313/factual-haskell-driver/issues
Source repository head: git clone git://github.com/rudyl313/factual-haskel-driver.git
Uploaded Tue Jun 5 05:35:29 UTC 2012 by RudigerLippert
Distributions NixOS:0.6.1
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Readme for factual-api

Readme for factual-api-0.3.0

Introduction

This is a Haskell driver for Factual's public API.

Installation

Prerequisites

This driver targets ghc 7.4.1 and The Haskell Platform 2012.2.0.0. Please follow the installation instructions for your specific platform to install ghc and The Haskell Platform.

Installation from cabal

$ cabal install factual-api

Installation from git

$ git clone git@github.com:rudyl313/factual-haskell-driver.git
$ cabal install hoauth
$ cabal install aeson

Tests

Load the tests file into ghci to run the tests:

$ ghci test/Tests.hs

To run the integration tests you'll need an API key and secret, but you can always run the unit tests:

*Main> runUnitTests
Cases: 41  Tried: 41  Errors: 0  Failures: 0
Counts {cases = 41, tried = 41, errors = 0, failures = 0}
*Main> runIntegrationTests "mykey" "mysecret"
Cases: 10  Tried: 10  Errors: 0  Failures: 0
Counts {cases = 10, tried = 10, errors = 0, failures = 0}

Documentation

You can read library documentation by opening docs/index.html in your browser or by visiting the Hackage page.

Examples

See the examples directory for examples of each query type. To run an example go to the project root and execute these commands:

$ ghc -o example examples/ReadExample.hs --make
$ ./example mykey mysecret

In this example replace mykey with your key and mysecret with your secret. Note that compiling the source code generates .o and .hi files in the source directories.

Writes

Although there is code in the current version to support API writes, these features have not yet been implemented in the Factual API. Please refrain from attempting to use these features until they have been officially announced.