CNET API Connection Library for Node.js
CNET API for Node.js is a connection library for CNET API, giving you access to data about tech and consumer electronics products such as computers, digital cameras, MP3 players, and TVs, as well as software titles and merchant pricing from CNET Certified Merchants.
$ npm install cnet
- Full access to CNET API
- Lightweight - No dependency, using core HTTP interface!
First, add the module:
var CNET = require'cnet';
CNET object using your API key (request one here):
var cnet = apiKey: '<your-api-key>' ;
HTTP request using CNET API Reference Guide. Here's an example requesting the
cnetcategory 'categoryId': 6505 'siteId': 'reviews'iferr throw err;console.logdata;;
Here's a more complex HTTP request using the
cnetsoftwareProductSearchquery: 'Microsoft Office'iod:'userRatings''popularityChart'minEditorsRating: 3maxEditorsRating: 5minUserRating: 2platform: 'Windows'orderBy: 'downloadsAndCreatedDate'sortDesc: truesortSearchFacets: truestart: 0limit: 1iferr throw err;console.logdata;;
If you prefer to receive your data in XML format, populate the
format key on initialization:
var cnet =apiKey: '<your-api-key>'format: 'xml';
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