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Pa11y Webservice Node.js Client

This is a Node.js client library for Pa11y Webservice.

Current Version: 1.2.1
Build Status: Build Status
Node Version Support: 0.10–6

Installing

Install Pa11y Webservice Node.js Client with npm:

$ npm install pa11y-webservice-client-node

Usage

For more information on the actual webservice endpoints and resource types, read the documentation.

var createClient = require('pa11y-webservice-client-node');

// Create client with the base URL of the web-service
var client = createClient('http://localhost:3000/');

// Create a task
client.tasks.create({
    name: 'Nature Home Page',
    url: 'nature.com',
    standard: 'WCAG2AA'
}, function (err, task) {
    // task  =  object representing the new task, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get all tasks
client.tasks.get({}, function (err, tasks) {
    // tasks  =  array of objects representing tasks, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get all tasks with last results included for each
client.tasks.get({
    lastres: true
}, function (err, tasks) {
    // tasks  =  array of objects representing tasks, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get results for all tasks
client.tasks.results({}, function (err, results) {
    // results  =  array of objects representing results, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get results for all tasks within a date range
client.tasks.results({
    from: '2013-01-01',
    to: '2013-01-31'
}, function (err, results) {
    // results  =  array of objects representing results, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get results for all tasks with full details
client.tasks.results({
    full: true
}, function (err, results) {
    // results  =  array of objects representing results, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get a task by ID
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').get({}, function (err, task) {
    // task  =  object representing the requested task, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get a task by ID with last results included
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').get({
    lastres: true
}, function (err, task) {
    // task  =  object representing the requested task, or null if an error occurred
});

// Edit a task by ID
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').edit({
    name: 'New name'
}, function (err, task) {
    // task  =  object representing the newly updated task, or null if an error occurred
});

// Delete a task by ID
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').remove(function (err) {
    // err  =  null if task was deleted, or an Error object if something went wrong
});

// Run a task by ID
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').run(function (err) {
    // err  =  null if task is running, or an Error object if something went wrong
});

// Get results for a task
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').results({}, function (err, results) {
    // results  =  array of objects representing results, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get results for a task within a date range
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').results({
    from: '2013-01-01',
    to: '2013-01-31'
}, function (err, results) {
    // results  =  array of objects representing results, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get results for a task with full details
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').results({
    full: true
}, function (err, results) {
    // results  =  array of objects representing results, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get a result by ID
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').result('523c0ee0ca452f0000000009').get({}, function (err, result) {
    // task  =  object representing the requested result, or null if an error occurred
});

// Get a result by ID with full details
client.task('5231c687bbdf0f94fa000007').result('523c0ee0ca452f0000000009').get({
    full: true
}, function (err, result) {
    // task  =  object representing the requested result, or null if an error occurred
});

Contributing

There are many ways to contribute to Pa11y Webservice Node.js Client, we cover these in the contributing guide for this repo.

If you're ready to contribute some code, you'll need to clone the repo locally and run npm install. You'll also need Grunt to be installed globally in order to run tests, you can do this with npm install -g grunt-cli.

Now you'll be able to run the following commands:

$ grunt       # Run the lint and test tasks together
$ grunt lint  # Run JSHint with the correct config
$ grunt test  # Run unit tests

Code with lint errors or failing tests will not be accepted, please use the build tools outlined above.

For users with push-access, don't commit to the master branch. Code should be in develop until it's ready to be released.

License

Licensed under the GNU General Public License 3.0.
Copyright © 2013–2017, Team Pa11y