nycurl 0,0,-4,0

A web server that fetches data from the New York Times and formats it for display in the terminal.

nycurl

This is a web server that formats the latest news from the front page of the New York Times into a format that can be displayed in most terminals. A link to each article is included if the user wants to read the full article.

Usage

You can fetch the latest news simply by typing

curl nycurl.herokuapp.com

This application also accepts queries to the various sections of the NY Times.

curl nycurl.herokuapp.com/technology
curl nycurl.herokuapp.com/politics

Contributing

Fork this repository and send me a pull request with any suggestions and changes. Use two-space indents and camel-cased variables.

You will need to acquire a Top Stories API Key from the New York Times, a URL Shortener API Key from Google Developers, and a SendGrid API Key with Email access from SendGrid. The SendGrid API is used for email alerts.

Add them to your .bashrc or other environment variable configuration:

export NYTIMES_API_KEY=YOUR_KEY_HERE
export URL_SHORTENER_API_KEY=YOUR_KEY_HERE
export SENDGRID_API_KEY=YOUR_KEY_HERE

Install the project dependencies:

npm install
bower install

License

Copyright © Alvin Lin 2016

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the “Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sub license, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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