an integration between saved reddit posts and pinboard
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import argparse
import logging
import sys
import time
import requests
import json
import praw
LOGGER = logging.getLogger(__name__)
def munge_idiot_data(reddit_dict):
this function handles converting reddit relative urls to fully qualified urls.
its extremely fucking unclear which *.url properties will give you fully qualified urls,
so rather than handlign this properly by just fixing the broken ones, i'm going to inspect
every url that comes through my apparatus.
protocol = 'https'
for single_dict in reddit_dict:
if protocol in single_dict['url']:
single_dict['url'] = '' + single_dict['url']
return reddit_dict
def get_all_posts(token, base_url):
returns a list of all pins in pinboard account
get_post_snippet = f"posts/all?auth_token={token}"
pinboard_url = base_url + get_post_snippet
return requests.get(pinboard_url)
def add_pin_url(reddit_dict, base_url, auth_snippet):
adds a pin to pinboard and returns the response
add_post_snippet = "posts/add"
# headers = {'Content-type': 'application/json'}
args = {
'url': reddit_dict['url'],
'description': reddit_dict['title'],
'extended': reddit_dict['description'],
'tags': reddit_dict['tag'],
'replace': 'no'
post_url = base_url + add_post_snippet + auth_snippet
response = requests.get(post_url, params=args)
return response
def update_pin_tag(old_tag, new_tag, base_url, auth_snippet):
rename_tags_snippet = "tags/rename"
# headers = {'Content-type': 'application/json'}
args = {
'old': old_tag,
'new': new_tag
post_url = base_url + rename_tags_snippet + auth_snippet
response = requests.get(post_url, params=args)
return response
def import_reddit_url_from_file(filename):
imports a list of reddit URLs and meta data from a file.
returns a json object of that data.
with open(filename, 'r') as infile:
data = json.loads(
return data
def idb_excepthook(type, value, tb):
"""Call an interactive debugger in post-mortem mode
If you do "sys.excepthook = idb_excepthook", then an interactive debugger
will be spawned at an unhandled exception
if hasattr(sys, 'ps1') or not sys.stderr.isatty():
sys.__excepthook__(type, value, tb)
import pdb, traceback
traceback.print_exception(type, value, tb)
def main(*args, **kwargs):
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(
description="pynit: an integration between saved reddit posts and pinboard.")
"--debug", "-d", action='store_true', help="Include debugging output")
"--retag", "-rt", action='store_true',
help="Select this if you want to update an existing tag")
"--reddit-un", "-run", help="Reddit username")
"--reddit-pw", "-rpw", help="Reddit password")
"--reddit-cid", "-rcid", help="Reddit client id")
"--reddit-sec", "-rsec", help="Reddit client secret")
"--pb-apikey", "-pba", required=True, help="Pinboard api key")
parsed = parser.parse_args()
if parsed.debug:
sys.excepthook = idb_excepthook
pinboard_token = parsed.pb_apikey
pinboard_base_url = ""
pinboard_auth_snippet = f"?auth_token={pinboard_token}"
if parsed.retag:
original_tag = input('what tag would you like to replace? ')
updated_tag = input('what tag would you like to use instead? ')
response = update_pin_tag(original_tag, updated_tag, pinboard_base_url, pinboard_auth_snippet)
return response
if not parsed.reddit_un:
exit("hey man you need your reddit username (and maybe more)")
if not parsed.reddit_pw:
exit("hey man you need your reddit_pw (and maybe more)")
if not parsed.reddit_cid:
exit("hey man you need your reddit client id")
if not parsed.reddit_sec:
exit("hey man you need your reddit client secret")
if not parsed.pb_apikey:
exit("hey man you need to enter your pinboard API key")
reddit = praw.Reddit(client_id=parsed.reddit_cid,
user_agent='/u/ pynit-tasks',
# this line is the most cursed line in programming
# REDDIT.redditor,
your_user = reddit.redditor(parsed.reddit_un)
saved_posts = your_user.saved(limit=None)
posts_to_save = []
for link in saved_posts:
if hasattr(link, 'is_self'):
'title': link.title,
'tag': link.subreddit.display_name + ' added-by-pynnit',
'description': link.selftext,
'url': link.permalink
elif hasattr(link, 'is_root'):
'title': link.link_title,
'tag': link.subreddit.display_name + ' added-by-pynnit',
'description': link.body,
'url': link.link_url
print("shit is fucked.")
munged_data = munge_idiot_data(posts_to_save)
with open('data.json', 'w') as outfile:
json.dump(munged_data, outfile, indent=2)
# handle the pinboard side of things
You have to sleep for 3 seconds between requests or Maciej will Get Unhappy
reddit_data = import_reddit_url_from_file("data.json")
for entry in reddit_data:
add_pin_url(entry, pinboard_base_url, pinboard_auth_snippet)
if __name__ == '__main__':