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cashbot.ai: nodejs

Build Status

This library contains nodejs bindings for the cashbot.ai APIs. Each method in the library is compatible with callbacks or Promises. Note: this is a server side library and not intended for use from the client side.

cashbot.ai is a monetization platform for conversational experiences. For more information, please visit (https://cashbot.ai) or e-mail us at support@cashbot.ai.

API Keys

You will need an API key to access the cashbot.ai APIs. You can request a key by either signing up (https://cashbot.ai/register) or e-mailing us at support@cashbot.ai.

Installation

npm install --save cashbot

Quick Start: Facebook Messenger

// load the cashbot.ai library
// -------------------------
var Cashbot = require('cashbot');

// initialize the cashbot client
// -------------------------
var cashbot = Cashbot.init('API_KEY');

// optionally print debug messages, leave debug: false if you do not want debug messages
// -------------------------
cashbot.setConfig({ debug: true });


// send cashbot.ai user demographic information to be used to personalize recommendations
// get a Facebook carousel with personalized recommendations for the user
// returns via callback function

// IT IS CRITICAL YOU REPLACE USER.ATTRIBUTE WITH YOUR USER'S INFORMATION
// USER.ID SHOULD BE THE UNIQUE PAGE SCOPED USER ID
// -------------------------
cashbot.postGetQuery(USER.ID, { timezone: USER.TIMEZONE, gender: USER.GENDER, locale: USER.LOCALE, first_name: USER.FIRST_NAME, last_name: USER.LAST_NAME, profile_pic: USER.PROFILE_PIC, n: 3, type: 'carousel', label: 'Take a Look' }, function(err, res) {
  console.log('err: ', err);
  // returns a formatted message body
  console.log('res: ', res);
});


// send cashbot.ai user demographic information to be used to personalize recommendations
// get a Facebook list with personalized recommendations for the user
// returns via promises

// IT IS CRITICAL YOU REPLACE USER.ATTRIBUTE WITH YOUR USER'S INFORMATION
// USER.ID SHOULD BE THE UNIQUE PAGE SCOPED USER ID
// -------------------------
cashbot.postGetQuery(USER.ID, { timezone: USER.TIMEZONE, gender: USER.GENDER, locale: USER.LOCALE, first_name: USER.FIRST_NAME, last_name: USER.LAST_NAME, profile_pic: USER.PROFILE_PIC, type: 'list' })
  .then(function(res) {
    // returns a formatted message body
    console.log(res);
  })
  .catch(function(err) {
    console.log(err);
  });

Quick Start: APIs

// load the cashbot.ai library
// -------------------------
var Cashbot = require('cashbot');

// initialize the cashbot client
// -------------------------
var cashbot = Cashbot.init('API_KEY');

// optionally print debug messages, leave debug: false if you do not want debug messages
// -------------------------
cashbot.setConfig({ debug: true });


// send cashbot.ai user demographic information to be used to personalize recommendations
// get n=3 personalized recommendations for the user
// returns via callback function

// IT IS CRITICAL YOU REPLACE USER.ATTRIBUTE WITH YOUR USER'S INFORMATION
// USER.ID SHOULD BE THE UNIQUE PAGE SCOPED USER ID
// -------------------------
cashbot.postGetQuery(USER.ID, { timezone: USER.TIMEZONE, gender: USER.GENDER, locale: USER.LOCALE, first_name: USER.FIRST_NAME, last_name: USER.LAST_NAME, profile_pic: USER.PROFILE_PIC, n: 3, format: 'api' }, function(err, res) {
  console.log('err: ', err);
  // returns a formatted message body
  console.log('res: ', res);
});


// send cashbot.ai user demographic information to be used to personalize recommendations
// get n=1 personalized recommendations for the user
// returns via promises

// IT IS CRITICAL YOU REPLACE USER.ATTRIBUTE WITH YOUR USER'S INFORMATION
// USER.ID SHOULD BE THE UNIQUE PAGE SCOPED USER ID
// -------------------------
cashbot.postGetQuery(USER.ID, { timezone: USER.TIMEZONE, gender: USER.GENDER, locale: USER.LOCALE, first_name: USER.FIRST_NAME, last_name: USER.LAST_NAME, profile_pic: USER.PROFILE_PIC, n: 1, format: 'api' })
  .then(function(res) {
    // returns a formatted message body
    console.log(res);
  })
  .catch(function(err) {
    console.log(err);
  });

userDemographics Object

  required
    timezone: signed integer, offset from GMT
    gender: enumerated string, [ "male", "female" ]
    locale: Facebook locale code, e.g. "en_US"
  optional
    first_name: string
    last_name: string
    profile_pic: string, URL to profile picture

Tests

These are a work in progress

npm install npm test

Contributing

Please follow the existing coding style and add unit tests for any new or changed functionality.

License

Released under the MIT license. See file called LICENSE for more details.

Attribution/Credits

Inspired by the Mixpanel nodejs library (http://mixpanel.com/) (https://github.com/mixpanel/mixpanel-node)

Copyright (c) 2014-15 Mixpanel Original Library Copyright (c) 2012-14 Carl Sverre

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