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Python wrapper over HackerNews Firebase API

Project Description

Unofficial Python wrapper over Hacker News’ official Firebase API.

Install

> pip install hntop

Usage Examples

Get Item

>>> from hnapi import HnApi
>>> con = HnApi()
>>> item = con.get_item(8863)
>>> item.get('title')
u'My YC app: Dropbox - Throw away your USB drive'
>>> item.get('by')
u'dhouston'

Get User

>>> from hnapi import HnApi
>>> user = HnApi().get_user('pg')
>>> user.get('about')
u'Bug Fixer.'
>>> user.get('karma')
155046
>>> user.type
u'user'

Top Stories

>>> from hnapi import HnApi
>>> top = HnApi().get_top()
>>> top
[8959672, 8960995, 8961086, 8960029, 8960773, 8959207, 8960504, 8960280, 8960486, 8959875, 8955426, 8958731, 8961438, 8961093, 8959138]

Max Item

>>> from hnapi import HnApi
>>> con = HnApi()
>>> max_item_id = con.get_max_item()
>>> max_item_id
8967822
>>> max_item = con.get_item(max_item_id)
>>> max_item.get('type')
u'comment'
>>> max_item.get('text')
u'Interesting. Being partially colour blind I would have thought that the original was much greener, while the re-release is a lot bluer and..'

Documentation

Documentation

License

Apache

Release History

Release History

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0.0.10

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