Pingdom API client for Node.js (MIT)
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Latest commit 8793241 Aug 18, 2015 @bebraw 0.7.0

README.md

pingdom-api - Pingdom API for Node.js

pingdom-api provides a simple, programmatic access to Pingdom's API and simplifies its usage somewhat.

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Authenticate

To authenticate with the module, you must provide your pingdom credentials when initializing. You can also provide the field "accountEmail," which will allow for multi-user auth.

var pingdomApi = require('pingdom-api')({
    user: 'edit this',  // user account login
    pass: 'edit this',  // user account password
    appkey: 'edit this' // pingdom application key
    //accountEmail: 'optional' // the account on which to perform the request (optional)
});

get[resourceName](options, [callback]);

All of the GET endpoints can be accessed using methods which have the following camelCase syntax:

getChecks (where Checks is the name of the endpoint reference). If there is a "." in the original reference name, it becomes camelCase. For example, getSummaryPerformance();

All endpoint methods are callback/promise compatible. To pass querystring options (per the pingdom API), simply add an object called "qs" with the necessary options. If the endpoint calls for a parameter, pass this in using the "target" field in options.

Example:

pingdomApi.getChecks({
  target: 'someCheckId',
  qs: {
    limit: 10
  }
}, function (err, checks, response){
  console.log(err, checks);
});

or

pingdomApi.getChecks()
.spread(function(checks, response){
  console.log(checks, response);
})
.catch(function(e){
  console.log(e);
});

set[resourceName](options, [callback]);

All of the POST endpoints can be accessed using methods which follow the same syntax as the aforementioned GET methods.

update[resourceName](options, [callback]);

All of the PUT endpoints can be accessed using methods which follow the same syntax as the aforementioned GET methods.

remove[resourceName](options, [callback]);

All of the DELETE endpoints can be accessed using methods which follow the same syntax as the aforementioned GET methods.


LEGACY DOCS (STILL WORK)

Consider the example below:

var pingdom = require('pingdom-api');

var credentials = {
    user: 'updatethis', // based on your user account
    pass: 'updatethis', // based on your user account
    appkey: 'updatethis' // generated per app via web interface
}
var api = pingdom(credentials);

api.checks(function(err, checks) {
    if(err) return console.error(err);

    console.log('received checks', checks);

    // get some results
    api.results(function(err, results) {
        if(err) return console.error(err);

        console.log('received results', results);
    }, {
        target: checks[0].id,
        qs: { // based on https://www.pingdom.com/services/api-documentation-rest/#ResourceResults
            limit: 100
        }
    });
});

Currently the API provides access just read-only access to Pingdom's API. In case you need something else, either poke me with an issue or create a pull request.

Contributors

License

pingdom-api is available under MIT. See LICENSE for more details.