angellist

Node module that wraps the AngelList API

node-angellist: Easy wrapper around the AngelList API

This module is designed to be an easy-to-use wrapper around the AngelList API. This module is designed to be used with node.js.

  npm install angellist

Or from source:

  git clone git://github.com/rgerard/node-angellist.git
  cd node-angellist
  npm install
var angel = require('angellist');
 
// Init the object with your API key 
angel.init(clientID, clientSecret);
 
// Search for a company name 
angel.search('pickmoto', function(errorresults) {
 if (!error) {
    console.log(results) // Print the search results 
  }
});

Please refer to the AngelList API documentation for more detail on their API.

Inits the object with your client data;

Arguments

  • clientID - Your client ID
  • clientSecret - Your client secret

Example

// Init an AngelList object 
var angel = require('angellist');
angel.init(clientID, clientSecret);

Returns the URL needed to start the authentication process.

Example

// Redirect the user to the auth URL 
var url = angel.getAuthUrl();
res.redirect(url);

Requests an access token for a user who has authenticated your application

Arguments

  • code - Returned from AngelList after the user has authenticated your app
  • callback(err, body) - A callback which is called after the API call has returned, or an error has occurred.

Example

// Fetch the access token 
angel.requestAccessToken(req.query['code'], function(errbody) {
 if (!error) {
    // Set the access token 
    angel.setAccessToken(body.access_token);
  }
});

Stores the access token returned from AngelList

Arguments

  • token - Token to save

Example

// Fetch the access token 
angel.requestAccessToken(req.query['code'], function(errbody) {
 if (!error) {
    // Set the access token 
    angel.setAccessToken(body.access_token);
  }
});

Returns the information about the logged-in user

Arguments

  • callback(err, body) - A callback which is called after the API call has returned, or an error has occurred.

Example

// Fetch the posts for a company/person 
angel.getMe(function(erruser) {
 if (!error) {
    console.log(user);
  }
});

Returns the search results from a query.

Arguments

  • query - The person or company to search for
  • callback(err, body) - A callback which is called after the API call has returned, or an error has occurred.

Example

// Search for a person or company 
angel.search('pickmoto', function(errresults) {
 if (!error) {
    console.log(results);
  }
});

Returns the information about a user by their AngelList ID.

Arguments

  • angelID - The AngelList ID of the person to get information for.
  • callback(err, body) - A callback which is called after the API call has returned, or an error has occurred.

Example

// Search for a person or company 
angel.getUserById(77, function(erruser) {
 if (!error) {
    console.log(user);
  }
});