Geppetto is a simple command line tool to help manage Facebook test users and the generation of content.
$ gem install geppetto
$ geppetto help
First let's start by creating a network of 5 friends.
$ geppetto create 5 --networked
For each user, you will get a
login_url is useful to view this user on the facebook.com site. Otherwise, you can simply use the
access_token to authenticate them within your own application.
A new test user. Test users seem to always be female.
To list all your test users, simply type:
$ geppetto list
Now it's time to create some content by having all the users in the network update their status.
$ geppetto generate_status
A new status update.
Let's engage in some social interactions. Each user will comment and like each other's posts.
$ geppetto generate_comments $ geppetto generate_likes
Liking and commenting.
You can also create and upload "photos".
$ geppetto generate_images
A photo is posted.
Geppetto provides a couple of shortcuts to populate content.
$ geppetto build
Will build a network of test users and generate posts, likes, comments and images.
$ geppetto frenzy
Frenzy mode will continuously generate random content until you terminate the application.