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reddit_get

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A clean interface to handle reddit data without auth.
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 Project Readme

RedditGet

This gem allows you to grab posts and comments from Reddit without any auth. It concurrently grabs multiple subbreddits at a time to utilize your machine as much as possible and increase throughput.

No setup and a clean interface makes this gem ideal when you just want to process public reddit data.

Zero dependencies.

The Redd gem seems to be abandoned so I created this gem to meet my needs.

Installation

gem 'reddit_get'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install reddit_get

Usage

You want to grab many subreddits

results = RedditGet::Subreddit.collect_all %w[gaming videos movies funny]
results # will hold RedditGet::Data which acts like a hash
results.gaming.each do |post|
  puts post['title']
end

You want to grab one subreddit

result = RedditGet::Subreddit.collect('gaming')

result.gaming.each do |post|
  puts post.title # all gaming posts titles
end
result['gaming'] # works too!

You want to grab comments as well

Note: This grabs X subreddits M posts and N comments per post. So it is making X*M*N HTTP requests.

results = RedditGet::Subreddit.collect_all %w[gaming videos movies funny], with_comments: true
results.gaming.each do |post|
  puts post.title
  post.comments.each do |comment|
    puts comment.body rescue nil
  end
end

# also works with single subreddit
RedditGet::Subreddit.collect 'gaming', with_comments: true

Contributing

Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/AlessandroMinali/reddit_get.

License

The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.