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    cordova-plugin-linkedin

    1.2.1 • Public • Published

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    Cordova LinkedIn Plugin

    A Cordova plugin that lets you use LinkedIn Native SDKs for Android and iOS.

    Installation

    1. Create a LinkedIn app here
    2. Click on your app's name, then select the Mobile page from the side menu
    3. Add package name and hash for Android
    4. Copy the Application Id in the iOS section and use it in the installation command below
    cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-linkedin --variable APP_ID=YOUR_APP_ID
    

    Usage

    login

    login(scopes, promptToInstall, success, error)
    • scopes: Scopes to authenticate with
    • promptToInstall: If set to true, the user will be prompted to install the LinkedIn app if it's not already installed Logs the user in with selected scopes. Available scopes are: r_basicprofile, r_emailaddress, rw_company_admin and w_share.

    logout

    logout()

    A synchronous method that clears the existing session.

    getRequest

    getRequest(path, success, error)
    • path: The request path Makes a GET request to LinkedIn REST API. You can view the possible paths here.

    postRequest

    postRequest(path, body, success, error)
    • path: The request path
    • body: The reqeust body Makes a POST request to LinkedIn REST API. You can view the possible paths here.

    openProfile

    openProfile(memberId, success, error)
    • memberId: Member Id of the user Opens a member's profile in the LinkedIn app.

    hasActiveSession

    hasActiveSession(success, error)

    - - - DEPRECATED - - - This method is deprecated and will be removed in the next major release. Please use getActiveSession instead.

    Checks if there is already an existing active session. This should be used to avoid unnecessary login.

    The success callback function will be called with one argument as a boolean, indicating whether there is an active session.

    getActiveSession

    getActiveSession(success, error)

    Checks if there is an existing active session.

    The success callback function will be called with an object containing the access token and expiry date (if they exist).

    Example

    // generic callback functions to make this example simpler
    var onError = function(e) { console.error('LinkedIn Error: ', e); }
    var onSuccesss = function(r) { console.log('LinkedIn Response: ', r); }
     
    // logging in with all scopes
    // you should just ask for what you need
    var scopes = ['r_basicprofile', 'r_emailaddress', 'rw_company_admin', 'w_share'];
     
    // login before doing anything
    // this is needed, unless if we just logged in recently
    cordova.plugins.LinkedIn.login(scopes, true, function() {
     
      // get connections
      cordova.plugins.LinkedIn.getRequest('people/~', onSuccess, onError);
      
      // share something on profile
      // see more info at https://developer.linkedin.com/docs/share-on-linkedin
      var payload = {
        comment: 'Hello world!',
        visibility: {
          code: 'anyone'
        }
      };
      cordova.plugins.LinkedIn.postRequest('~/shares', payload, onSuccess, onError);
     
    }, onError);
     
     
    // check for existing session
    cordova.plugin.LinkedIn.getActiveSession(function(session) {
      if (session) {
        console.log('We have an active session');
        console.log('Access token is: ', session.accessToken);
        console.log('Expires on: ', session.expiresOn);
      } else {
        console.log('There is no active session, we need to call the login method');
      }
    });
     



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    Install

    npm i cordova-plugin-linkedin

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    Version

    1.2.1

    License

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