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ipify.clj

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An unofficial client library for https://www.ipify.org: A Simple IP Address API.

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Dependencies

This library can worked on both Clojure/ClojureSript, you need following minimal version:

  • Clojure 1.8.0 ↑
  • ClojureScript 1.9.473 ↑

Usage (Clojure)

In Clojure, we use synchronize method to retrive data from https://api.ipify.org.

(ns ipify-test.core
  (:require [coldnew.ipify :as ipify]))

(defn -main []
  ;; default return edn data
  (println "Public ip (default):" (ipify/get-public-ip))    ; => {:ip "98.207.254.136"}
  ;; You can specify the return type you want
  (println "Public ip (text):" (ipify/get-public-ip :text)) ; => "98.207.254.136"
  (println "Public ip (json):" (ipify/get-public-ip :json)) ; => {\"ip\": \"98.207.254.136\"}
  (println "Public ip (edn):"  (ipify/get-public-ip :edn))  ; => {:ip "98.207.254.136"}
  ) 

Usage (ClojureScript on Browser/Node.js)

ClojureScript use asynchronize method instead, it will return core.async channel. When a request has completed or failed it is put on that channel. You can take the response from that channel with the <! function within a go block.

(ns ipify-test.core
  (:require-macros [cljs.core.async.macros :refer [go]])
  (:require [coldnew.ipify :as ipify]
            [cljs.core.async :as async]))

(go
  ;; return EDN format (default)
  (let [rsp (async/<! (ipify/get-public-ip))]
    (.log js/console "public ip (default): " rsp))  ; => {:ip "98.207.254.136"}

  ;; return EDN format (edn)
  (let [rsp (async/<! (ipify/get-public-ip :edn))]
    (.log js/console "public ip (edn): " rsp))      ; => {:ip "98.207.254.136"}
  
  ;; return TEXT format (text)
  (let [rsp (async/<! (ipify/get-public-ip :text))]
    (.log js/console "public ip (text): " rsp))     ; => "98.207.254.136"

  ;; return JSON-string format (json)
  (let [rsp (async/<! (ipify/get-public-ip :json))]
    (.log js/console "public ip (json): " rsp))     ; => {\"ip\": \"98.207.254.136\"}
  )

Q & A

Q: Why I can't see return result on my browser ?

A: When use on browser, we use jsonp to fetch data. Please make sure your browser's adblock doesn't disable the jsonp call.

License

Copyright © 2017 Yen-Chin, Lee <coldnew.tw@gmail.com>

Distributed under the MIT License.