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A python library to communicate with the Facebook Messenger API's

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Facebook Messenger
==================

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A python library to communicate with the Facebook Messenger API's

Table of Contents
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- `Installation <#installation>`__
- `Example usage with Flask <#example-usage-with-flask>`__
- `Elements <#elements>`__
- `Attachments <#attachments>`__
- `Templates <#templates>`__
- `Sender Actions <#sender-actions>`__
- `Quick Replies <#quick-replies>`__
- `Thread settings <#thread-settings>`__

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## Installation

Install from pip

.. code:: bash

pip install fbmessenger

### Facebook app setup

- `Create a page <https://www.facebook.com/pages/create/>`__ for your
app, if you don't already have one
- `Create an
app <https://developers.facebook.com/quickstarts/?platform=web>`__
- Add the Messenger product
- Select the Page to generate a page token

## Example usage with Flask

First you need to create a verify token, this can be any string e.g.

::

'my_verify_token'

Messenger class
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We need to extend the ``BaseMessenger`` abstract class and implement
methods for each of the following subscription fields.

- ``message``
- ``delivery``
- ``read``
- ``optin``
- ``postback``
- ``account_linking``

.. code:: python

from fbmessenger import BaseMessenger


class Messenger(BaseMessenger):
def __init__(self, page_access_token):
self.page_access_token = page_access_token
super(Messenger, self).__init__(self.page_access_token)

def message(self, message):
self.send({'text': 'Received: {0}'.format(message['message']['text'])})

def delivery(self, message):
pass

def read(self, message):
pass

def account_linking(self, message):
pass

def postback(self, message):
pass

def optin(self, message):
pass

Create a route for the callback url
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This can be used to process any messages received and also to verify
your app

.. code:: python

import os
from flask import Flask, request

app = Flask(__name__)
app.debug = True

messenger = Messenger(os.environ.get('FB_VERIFY_TOKEN'), os.environ.get('FB_PAGE_TOKEN'))

@app.route('/webhook', methods=['GET', 'POST'])
def webhook():
if request.method == 'GET':
if (request.args.get('hub.verify_token') == os.environ.get('FB_VERIFY_TOKEN')):
return request.args.get('hub.challenge')
raise ValueError('FB_VERIFY_TOKEN does not match.')
elif request.method == 'POST':
messenger.handle(request.get_json(force=True))
return ''


if __name__ == "__main__":
app.run(host='0.0.0.0')

## Elements

Import the elements (or just the ones you need)

::

from fbmessenger import elements

Text
~~~~

You can pass a simple dict or use the Class

.. code:: python

messenger.send({'text': msg})

elem = elements.Text('Your Message')
messenger.send(elem.to_dict())

Web button
~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

btn = elements.Button(title='Web button', url='http://example.com')
messenger.send(btn.to_dict())

Payload button
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

To use these buttons you must have the ``message_deliveries``
subscription enabled

.. code:: python

btn = elements.Button(title='Postback button', payload='payload')
messenger.send(btn.to_dict())

## Attachments

Images
~~~~~~

.. code:: python

image = attachments.Image(url='http://example.com/image.jpg')
messenger.send(image.to_dict())

Audio
~~~~~

.. code:: python

audio = attachments.Image(url='http://example.com/audio.mp3')
messenger.send(audio.to_dict())

Video
~~~~~

.. code:: python

video = attachments.Video(url='http://example.com/video.mp4')
messenger.send(video.to_dict())

Files
~~~~~

.. code:: python

file = attachments.File(url='http://example.com/file.txt')
messenger.send(file.to_dict())

## Templates

Import the templates (or just the ones you need)

::

from fbmessenger import templates

Generic template
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

btn = elements.Button(title='Web button', url='http://facebook.com')
elems = elements.Element(
title='Element',
item_url='http://facebook.com',
image_url='http://facebook.com/image.jpg',
subtitle='Subtitle',
buttons=[
btn
]
)
res = templates.GenericTemplate(elements=[elems])
messenger.send(res.to_dict())

Button template
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

btn = elements.Button(title='Web button', url='http://facebook.com')
btn2 = elements.Button(title='Postback button', payload='payload')
res = templates.ButtonTemplate(
text='Button template',
buttons=[btn, btn2]
)
messenger.send(res.to_dict())

Receipt template
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

element = elements.Element(
title='Classic White T-Shirt',
subtitle='100% Soft and Luxurious Cotton',
quantity=2,
price=50,
currency='USD',
image_url='http://petersapparel.parseapp.com/img/whiteshirt.png',
)
adjustment1 = elements.Adjustment(name='New Customer Discount', amount=20)
adjustment2 = elements.Adjustment(name='$10 Off Coupon', amount=10)
address = elements.Address(
street_1='1 Hacker Way',
city='Menlo Park',
postal_code='94025',
state='CA',
country='US'
)
summary = elements.Summary(
subtotal=75.00,
shipping_cost=4.95,
total_tax=6.19,
total_cost=56.14
)
res = templates.ReceiptTemplate(
recipient_name='Stephane Crozatier',
order_number='12345678902',
currency='USD',
payment_method='Visa 2345',
order_url='http://petersapparel.parseapp.com/order?order_id=123456',
timestamp='1428444852',
address=address,
summary=summary,
adjustments=[adjustment1, adjustment2],
elements=[element]
)
messenger.send(res.to_dict())

## Sender Actions

Typing on
~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

typing_on = SenderAction(sender_action='typing_on')
messenger.send_action(typing_on.to_dict())

Typing off
~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

typing_ffn = SenderAction(sender_action='typing_off')
messenger.send_action(typing_off.to_dict())

Mark seen
~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

mark_seen = SenderAction(sender_action='mark_seen')
messenger.send_action(mark_seen.to_dict())

## Quick Replies

.. code:: python

quick_reply_1 = QuickReply(title='Do something', payload='Send me this payload')
quick_reply_2 = QuickReply(title='Do something else', payload='Send me this other payload')
quick_replies = QuickReplies(quick_replies=[
quick_reply_1,
quick_reply_2
])
text = { text: 'A message' }
text['quick_replies'] = quick_replies.to_dict()
messenger.send(text)

## Thread settings

Greeting Text
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python


from fbmessenger.thread_settings import GreetingText

greeting_text = new GreetingText('Welcome to my bot')
messenger.send(greeting_text.to_dict())

Get Started Button
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

from fbmessenger.thread_settings import GetStartedButton

get_started = new GetStartedButton(payload='GET_STARTED')
messenger.send(get_started.to_dict())

You can then check for this payload in the ``postback`` method

Persistent Menu
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

from fbmessenger.thread_settings import PersistentMenu, PersistentMenuItem

menu_item_1 = new PersistentMenuItem(item_type='web_url', title='Menu Item 1', url='https://facebook.com')
menu_item_2 = new PersistentMenuItem(item_type='postback', title='Menu Item 2', payload='PAYLOAD')

menu = new PersistentMenu(menu_items=[menu_item_1, menu_item_2])

messenger.send(menu.to_dict())

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