A devRant API wrapper for Java.
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A devRant API wrapper for Java.

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JavaRant is available on Maven, simply add this dependency to your pom.xml file:


Using JavaRant

To access devRant simply create a new DevRant object:

DevRant devRant = new DevRant();

The DevRant class itself can be used to get specific rants and users.

// Get a specific rant.
CommentedRant rant = devRant.getRant(686001);

// Get a user by username.
User me = devRant.getUser("LucaScorpion");

The DevRant class contains 2 methods for getting to specific parts of the api. First, getFeed() which returns a DevRantFeed object. This is used to access the rant and collab feeds.

// Get the 10 latest rants.
List<Rant> recent = devRant.getFeed().getRants(Sort.RECENT, 10, 0);

// Get the 10 best stories.
List<Rant> stories = devRant.getFeed().getStories(Sort.TOP, 0);

// Get 10 collabs.
List<Collab> collabs = devRant.getFeed().getCollabs(10);

Second, getAuth() which returns a DevRantAuth object, which is used to access user functionality. Note that a user needs to be logged in before this can be accessed.

// Log in to devRant.
char[] password = "<password>".toCharArray();
devRant.login("<username>", password);

// Upvote a rant.
devRant.getAuth().voteRant(832125, Vote.UP);

// Clear the vote on a comment.
devRant.getAuth().voteComment(832169, Vote.NONE);

// Log out to clear the token.