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django app for adding/removing/listing facebook realtime subscriptions and retrieving facebook realtime updates

Project Description

A reusable app to interact with facebook real-time updates (https://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/api/realtime/)

Features

  • add/remove a subscription to changes in data in facebook
  • list all subscriptions
  • receive facebook real-time updates

Requirements

python, django, requests

Installation

  1. pip install git+git://github.com/rmaceissoft/django-facebook-realtime.git

  2. Add "dj_facebook_realtime" to your INSTALLED_APPS setting

  3. Add FACEBOOK_APP_ID, FACEBOOK_API_SECRET and FACEBOOK_REALTIME_VERIFY_TOKEN settings

  4. Wire up the views by adding a line to your URLconf:

    url(r'facebook/subscriptions/', include('dj_facebook_realtime.urls')),
    
  5. Make sure that current Site has a right domain value due to it’s used to build callback url used to verify subscriptions

Example of use

Adding a subscription

adding a subscription for changes on user’s friends and feed connections

python manage.py realtime_subscriptions_add --object_type=user --fields=friends,feed

Removing subscriptions

removing all existent subscriptions only for users

python manage.py realtime_subscriptions_delete --object_type=user

Listing all subscriptions

python manage.py realtime_subscriptions_list

Retrieving updates with facebook data changes

Below a snippet of code to handling realtime_update signal provided by django-facebook-realtime to keep posted of facebook changes through facebook realtime service:

from django.dispatch import receiver
from dj_facebook_realtime.signals import realtime_update


@receiver(realtime_update)
def handler_new_facebook_change(sender, object_type, uid, changed_fields, time, **kwargs):
    """
    handle facebook changes detected through facebook's real-time update service
    """
    if object_type == 'user':
        # make some action for changes related to facebook users
    elif object_type == 'page':
        # make some action for changes related to facebook pages
Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.1.1-20130208

History Node

0.1.1

History Node

0.1.0

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