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Hacker News Data Scraper & Activity Monitoring

Hacker News Data Scraper & Activity Monitoring

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Unofficial Hacker News API to extract data from all Hacker News categories. You can filter posts based on specific keywords, track trends using the unique activity monitoring feature, and receive updates directly in your Slack channel.

Hacker News data source

hnDataSourceEnumOptional

Select Hacker News data source.

Value options:

"newest": string"ask": string"show": string"jobs": string

Default value of this property is ""

Filter Values

filterValuesarrayOptional

Filter criteria to refine the monitoring results you wish to track. It will return true if any of the specified filter values is found in either the URL or the Title of the extracted Hacker News post.

Ignore HN Results Containing

ignoreValuesarrayOptional

Ignore results containing the specified keyword in either the URL or the Title of the extracted Hacker News post.

HackerNews Activity Monitor (Actor Task Required)

hnPostMonitoringbooleanOptional

If enabled, this feature will track new posts on HackerNews and store any new findings in the Actor's KeyValueStore. It can work with specific filter values or full scrapes. To function correctly, an Actor Task needs to be set up. Please refer to the 'Information' tab of the Actor for guidance on setting up your Actor Task for post monitoring.

Default value of this property is false

Slack channel name

slackChannelstringOptional

Provide the name of the channel you want your message to be sent to. (e.g., marketing-media-mentions)

Slack Bot Token

slackBotTokenstringOptional

Provide your Slack App's Bot User OAuth Token (find it under your App's OAuth & Permissions tab)

Slack Signin Secret

slackSignInSecretstringOptional

Provide your Slack App's Signin Secret (in your App's page, go to Basic information -> App Credentials)

Proxy configuration

proxyConfigobjectRequired

It's recommended to leave the 'Automatic Proxy you can use automatic Apify proxies, Residentials or your own proxies.

Default value of this property is {"useApifyProxy":true}

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  • Created in Mar 2024
  • Modified about 1 month ago