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This egg includes Dominique Boucher's JSON parser from Gambit's snow repository. It maps JSON dictionaries to hash-tables, which is the outer layer of the RESPONSE objects.
Authorization and Introspection[procedure] (set-ywsid! YWSID)
Sets the Yelp web service ID to the value of YWSID. This must be done before calling any other procedure in this egg.[procedure] (valid? OBJECT) => BOOLEAN
Is the OBJECT a valid Yelp response?
Yelp Phone API[procedure] (by-phone NUMBER) => RESPONSE
Lookup a business by its phone number, NUMBER.
Yelp Neighborhood API[procedure] (hood-for-address LOCATION #:CC) => RESPONSE
Returns the neighborhood name associated with a street address, LOCATION.[procedure] (hood-for-geocode LAT LONG) => RESPONSE
Returns the neighborhood name associated with a geocode location, LAT and LONG.
Yelp Review Search API[procedure] (near-address TERM LOCATION #:NUMBER #:CC #:CATEGORY) => RESPONSE
Returns a list of NUMBER reviews for businesses containing TERM and located near the address LOCATION. The CATEGORY keyword may be used to limit the search to a particular Yelp category name, e.g., "vietnamese".[procedure] (near-geocode TERM LAT LONG #:NUMBER #:RADIUS #:CATEGORY) => RESPONSE
Returns a list of NUMBER reviews for businesses containing TERM and located in a circle around the geocode location LAT and LONG for a radius of RADIUS. The Yelp API fails to specify the units. The CATEGORY keyword may be used to limit the search to a particular Yelp category name, e.g., "pizza".[procedure] (near-geobox TERM TL-LAT TL-LONG BR-LAT BR-LONG #:NUMBER #:CATEGORY) => RESPONSE
Returns a list of NUMBER reviews for businesses containing TERM and located in a box with the upper left geocode of TL-LAT and TL-LONG and a bottom-right geocode of BR-LAT and BR-LONG. The CATEGORY keyword may be used to limit the search to a particular Yelp category name, e.g., "lounges".
Display and Query[procedure] (display-info RESPONSE [PORT])
Display basic information for a Yelp RESPONSE on PORT. For example:
Pho Tan Hoa 431 Jones St San Francisco, CA 94102 (415)673-3163 Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin 37.785377 -122.412916[procedure] (decode RESPONSE [PORT])
Walks the JSON tree and decodes the response to PORT. Primarily useful during development to determine the path to the information you're interested in.[procedure] (find RESPONSE PATH) => STRING
Walks the JSON tree and searches for the JSON key specified by PATH. find uses simple dotted notation to describe the path, for example: businesses.categories.name or message.code.
All Yelp responses include this dictionary:
message: text: OK version: 1.1.1 code: 0
The valid? procedure checks for both "OK" and 0. The Yelp API was not so much designed as hacked on, it seems.
#;1> (use yelp) ; loading /usr/local/chicken/lib/chicken/4/yelp.import.so ... ; loading /usr/local/chicken/lib/chicken/4/srfi-18.import.so ... ; loading /usr/local/chicken/lib/chicken/4/srfi-69.import.so ... ; loading /usr/local/chicken/lib/chicken/4/tcp.import.so ... ; loading /usr/local/chicken/lib/chicken/4/yelp.so ... #;2> (by-phone "4154376800") invalid-ywsid "Invalid YWSID" #;3> ,l ../ywsid ; loading ../ywsid.scm ... #;4> (define y (by-phone "4154376800")) #;5> (valid? y) #t
#;6> (display-info y) Pizzeria Delfina 3611 18th Street San Francisco, CA 94110 (415)437-6800 Neighborhood: Mission 37.761398 -122.424003
#;7> (decode y) businesses: (1) rating_img_url: http://static1.px.yelp.com/static/200911304084228337/i/ico/stars/stars_4.png country: USA phone: 4154376800 rating_img_url_small: http://static3.px.yelp.com/static/20091130418129184/i/ico/stars/stars_small_4.png state: CA longitude: -122.424003601074 mobile_url: http://mobile.yelp.com/biz/bai6umLcCNy9cXql0Js2RQ is_closed: #f latitude: 37.7613983154297 name: Pizzeria Delfina ... message: text: OK version: 1.1.1 code: 0
#;8> (find y "businesses.phone") "4154376800" #;9> (find y "message.code") 0 #;10> (find y "businesses.neighborhoods.name") "Mission"
The chicken-install tests require the test egg. -test also requires a valid YWSID exist in ../../ywsid above the egg's temporary install directory. When fetched with chicken-install -r, simply creating a file named ywsid in the parent directory (i.e., the one in which you did the chicken-install -r) with the following content:
...and then doing a chicken-install -test in the yelp subdirectory, should work.
None of this matters if you don't care about regression tests or you do not specify -test to chicken-install.
- 1.0 Initial release