The factual-api package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

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.


[Skip to ReadMe]

Properties

Versions0.1.0, 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
Change logNone available
Dependenciesaeson (>=0.6.0.0), attoparsec (>=0.10.1.0), base (==4.*), bytestring, containers, hoauth (>=0.3.5), HTTP, MissingH (>=1.0.0), text (>=0.11.1.5), unordered-containers (>=0.1.4.6), vector (>=0.9.1) [details]
LicenseBSD3
Copyright(c) 2012 Rudiger Lippert
AuthorRudiger Lippert <rudy@factual.com>
MaintainerRudiger Lippert <rudy@factual.com>
Stabilitystable
CategoryAPI, Web
Home pagehttps://github.com/rudyl313/factual-haskell-driver
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/rudyl313/factual-haskell-driver/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/rudyl313/factual-haskel-driver.git
UploadedThu Aug 30 18:51:34 UTC 2012 by RudigerLippert
DistributionsNixOS:0.6.1
Downloads1928 total (80 in last 30 days)
Votes
0 []
StatusDocs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-05-27 [all 2 reports]

Modules

Downloads

Maintainers' corner

For package maintainers and hackage trustees

Readme for factual-api-0.5.1

Introduction

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

Features

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.

You'll need a Factual account to use this driver. If you don't have one yet, it's free and easy to get one.

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
$ cabal install MissingH

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: 53  Tried: 53  Errors: 0  Failures: 0
Counts {cases = 53, tried = 53, errors = 0, failures = 0}
*Main> runIntegrationTests "mykey" "mysecret"
Cases: 11  Tried: 11  Errors: 0  Failures: 0
Counts {cases = 11, tried = 11, errors = 0, failures = 0}

Documentation

You can read library documentation by visiting the Hackage page.

The github wiki also provides thorough documentation and examples for each feature.

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.

Notes

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.

Crosswalk deprecation

The Crosswalk API endpoint has been migrated into a regular read table. For more information see the Factual V3 documentation.