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postmates

postmates-node

A node.js client for the Postmates API.

Getting Started

Install the module:

$ npm install --save postmates

Create an instance of Postmates that you can use to interact with their endpoints:

var Postmates = require('postmates');
var postmates = new Postmates('yourCustomerId', 'yourAPIkey');

Examples

Get a quote:

var delivery = {
  pickup_address: "20 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA",
  dropoff_address: "101 Market St, San Francisco, CA"
};
 
postmates.quote(delivery, function(err, res) {
  console.log(res.body.fee); // 799 
});

Create a delivery:

var delivery = {
  manifest: "a box of kittens",
  pickup_name: "The Warehouse",
  pickup_address: "20 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA",
  pickup_phone_number: "555-555-5555",
  pickup_business_name: "Optional Pickup Business Name, Inc.",
  pickup_notes: "Optional note that this is Invoice #123",
  dropoff_name: "Alice",
  dropoff_address: "101 Market St, San Francisco, CA",
  dropoff_phone_number: "415-555-1234",
  dropoff_business_name: "Optional Dropoff Business Name, Inc.",
  dropoff_notes: "Optional note to ring the bell",
  quote_id: "qUdje83jhdk"
};
 
postmates.new(delivery, function(err, res) {
  // `res.body` 
});

Get delivery details:

postmates.get('qUdje83jhdk', function(err, res) {
  console.log(res.body.status); // "pickup" 
});

Get all deliveries:

postmates.list('ongoing', function(err, res) {
  // `res.body` is an array of Delivery objects 
});

Cancel a delivery:

postmates.cancel('qUdje83jhdk', function(err, res) {
  // `res.body` 
});

API

new Postmates(customerId, apiKey)

Create a new Postmates instance that can get quotes, create deliveries, get delivery details, and cancel deliveries.

.quote(object, fn)

Get a Delivery Quote. Parameter object required:

{
  pickup_address: "20 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA",
  dropoff_address: "101 Market St, San Francisco, CA"
}

Sample DeliveryQuote response:

{
  kind: "delivery_quote",
  id: "dqt_qUdje83jhdk",
  created: "2014-08-26T10:04:03Z",
  expires: "2014-08-26T10:09:03Z",
  fee: 799,
  currency: "usd",
  dropoff_eta: "2014-08-26T12:15:03Z",
  duration: 60
}

.new(object, fn)

Create a Delivery. Parameter object required:

{
  manifest: "a box of kittens",
  pickup_name: "The Warehouse",
  pickup_address: "20 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA",
  pickup_phone_number: "555-555-5555",
  pickup_business_name: "Optional Pickup Business Name, Inc.",
  pickup_notes: "Optional note that this is Invoice #123",
  dropoff_name: "Alice",
  dropoff_address: "101 Market St, San Francisco, CA",
  dropoff_phone_number: "415-555-1234",
  dropoff_business_name: "Optional Dropoff Business Name, Inc.",
  dropoff_notes: "Optional note to ring the bell",
  quote_id: "qUdje83jhdk"
}

.get(deliveryId, fn)

Retrieve a Delivery. Parameter deliveryId required.

Sample Delivery response:

{
  "kind": "delivery",
  "created": "2014-08-26T10:04:03Z",
  "updated": "2014-08-26T11:21:16Z",
  "status": "pickup",
  "complete": false,
  "pickup_eta": "2014-08-26T10:16:00Z",
  "dropoff_eta": "2014-08-26T10:29:00Z",
  "dropoff_deadline": "2014-08-26T10:45:00Z",
  "quote_id": "qUdje83jhdk",
  "fee": 799,
  "currency": "usd",
  "manifest": {
    "description": "10kg cardboard box",
  },
  "pickup": {
    "name": "The Warehouse",
    "phone_number": "5555555555",
    "address": "20 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102",
    "notes": "Invoice #123",
    "location" : {
        "lat" : 37.781116,
        "lng" : -122.412339
    },
  },
  "dropoff": {
    "name": "Alice Customer"
    "phone_number": "4155555555",
    "address": "101 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105",
    "notes": "Ring the bell, meow loudly.",
    "location" : {
        "lat" : 37.793274,
        "lng" : -122.395934
    },
  },
  "courier": {
    "name": "Robo Courier",
    "location" : {
        "lat" : 37.42291810,
        "lng" : -122.08542120
    },
    "img_href": "https://images.postmates.com/06c9a53c-f89f-4eac-8861-60e34039d9ea/121.jpg"
  }
}

.list(filter, fn)

Retrieve all deliveries for a customer. Parameter filter is optional. An example of filter is 'ongoing', which would return a list of all deliveries with statuses 'ongoing'.

Sample response:

{ url: '/v1/customers/cus_JVGEOrY-m6BTMk/deliveries/',
  total_count: 2,
  object: 'list',
  data:
   [ { status: 'pickup',
       dropoff: [Object],
       updated: '2014-12-11T04:02:15Z',
       fee: 850,
       quote_id: 'dqt_K7ZMDY1grpRfX-',
       complete: false,
       courier: [Object],
       created: '2014-12-11T04:02:11Z',
       kind: 'delivery',
       manifest: [Object],
       currency: 'usd',
       pickup: [Object],
       dropoff_deadline: '2014-12-11T05:02:11Z',
       live_mode: false,
       pickup_eta: '2014-12-11T04:21:03Z',
       dropoff_eta: '2014-12-11T04:35:49Z',
       id: 'del_K7ZMFsDXNzKEdk' },
     { status: 'pickup',
       dropoff: [Object],
       updated: '2014-12-11T04:02:16Z',
       fee: 850,
       quote_id: 'dqt_K7ZLwn80kzO2Ok',
       complete: false,
       courier: [Object],
       created: '2014-12-11T04:01:13Z',
       kind: 'delivery',
       manifest: [Object],
       currency: 'usd',
       pickup: [Object],
       dropoff_deadline: '2014-12-11T05:01:13Z',
       live_mode: false,
       pickup_eta: '2014-12-11T04:12:00Z',
       dropoff_eta: '2014-12-11T04:26:46Z',
       id: 'del_K7ZM1OkQgoaBrF' } ],
  next_href: null }

.cancel(deliveryId, fn)

Cancel an ongoing delivery. Parameter deliveryId required.

License (MIT)

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