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Hacker News

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By community
Updated 5 hours ago
Media
5.4/10
Popularity Score
151ms
Latency
100%
Success Rate

Hacker News API Documentation

This is the first iteration of YCombinator's Hacker News API which provides read only access to Hacker News data near real-time, including stories, comments, user data, top stories, etc.

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GETItems
GETUsers
GETTop Stories
GETMax Item ID
GETChanged Items and Profiles
GET
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Header Parameters
X-RapidAPI-KeySTRING
REQUIRED
Request Snippet
unirest.("https://community-hacker-news-v1.p.rapidapi.com")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Key", "undefined")
.header("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded")
.end(function (result) {
  console.log(result.status, result.headers, result.body);
});
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Install SDK for NodeJS

Installing

To utilize unirest for node.js install the the npm module:

$ npm install unirest

After installing the npm package you can now start simplifying requests like so:

var unirest = require('unirest');

Creating Request

unirest.("https://community-hacker-news-v1.p.rapidapi.com")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Key", "undefined")
.header("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded")
.end(function (result) {
  console.log(result.status, result.headers, result.body);
});
OAuth2 Authentication
Client ID
Client Secret
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