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Snap type:

Read


Description:

This Snap gets the checkin information from the Foursquare.

  • Expected upstream Snaps: No upstream Snap is expected.
  • Expected downstream Snaps: Any file formatter followed by File Writer.
  • Expected input: No input is required.
  • Expected output: Obtain recent checkin information from Foursquare.


Prerequisites:

[None]


Support and limitations:Works in Ultra Task Pipelines.
Account: 

This Snap uses account references created on the Accounts page of SnapLogic Manager to handle access to this endpoint. See Configuring Foursquare Accounts for information on setting up this type of account. 

Views:
InputThis Snap has no document input views.
OutputThis Snap has exactly one document output view.
ErrorThis Snap has at most one document error view and produces zero or more documents in the view.

Settings

Label


Required. The name for the Snap. You can modify this to be more specific, especially if you have more than one of the same Snap in your pipeline.

Latitude and longitude


The latitude and longitude of the user's location so that the response can include distance.


Limit


The number of results to return, up to 100.

Default value: 100


After time stamp


The seconds after which to look for checkins such as looking for new checkins since the last fetch. If the new checkins exceed the specified Limit, the time stamp is ignored. Checkins created prior to this time stamp are still returned if they have new comments or photos, making it easier to poll for all new activity.


Snap Execution

Select one of the three modes in which the Snap executes. Available options are:

  • Validate & Execute: Performs limited execution of the Snap, and generates a data preview during Pipeline validation. Subsequently, performs full execution of the Snap (unlimited records) during Pipeline runtime.
  • Execute only: Performs full execution of the Snap during Pipeline execution without generating preview data.
  • Disabled: Disables the Snap and all Snaps that are downstream from it.

Example


The example assumes that you have configured & authorized a valid Foursquare account  (See Configuring Foursquare Accounts) to be used with this Snap. The following Recent Checkins Snap returns a list of recent check-ins from a Foursquare user account. In this example, the Recent Checkins Snap retrieves 10 recent checkins that the Foursquare user has made in the 'Hyderabad, AP, India' area with latitude and longitude, 17.3850, 78.4867:

 

After a successful validation of the above Snap, you will see a data preview that shows the following recent checkins information:

 

Snap Pack History

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ReleaseSnap Pack VersionDateTypeUpdates
4.27main12833 StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.26main11181 StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.25main9554StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.24main8556
 
Stable

Upgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.

4.23main7430
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.22main6403
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.21snapsmrc542
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.20snapsmrc535
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.19snaprsmrc528
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.18snapsmrc523
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.17ALL7402
 
Latest

Pushed automatic rebuild of the latest version of each Snap Pack to SnapLogic UAT and Elastic servers.

4.17snapsmrc515
 
Stable

Added the Snap Execution field to all Standard-mode Snaps. In some Snaps, this field replaces the existing Execute during preview check box.

4.16snapsmrc508
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.15snapsmrc500
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.14snapsmrc490
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.13

snapsmrc486

 
Stable

Upgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.

4.12

snapsmrc480

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.11snapsmrc465
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.10

snapsmrc414

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.9

snapsmrc405

 
Stable

Upgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.

4.8

snapsmrc398

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.7

snapsmrc382

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.6

rcmsf233

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.5.1

rcmsf231

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.5rcmsf231 Stable

Doc Enhancement: Example added to Foursquare Snap Pack.

January 2014NA

Initial release of this Snap Pack, with Get Lists, Get Tips, Recent Checkins, User Information, Venue Information, Venue Groups and Updates.