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Get a Conversation

In this code snippet you will see how to get a specified Conversation.

Example

Ensure the following variables are set to your required values using any convenient method:

Key Description
CONVERSATION_ID The unique name of the Conversation to be retrieved.

Prerequisites

Use your existing application

You will need to use an existing Application that contains Conversations in order to receive some results here. See the Create Conversation code snippet for information on how to create an Application and some sample Conversations.

Write the code

Add the following to get-conversation.sh:

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curl "https://api.nexmo.com/beta/conversations/$CONVERSATION_ID" \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$JWT\
     -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

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Run your code

Save this file to your machine and run it:

bash get-conversation.sh

Prerequisites

Use your existing application

You will need to use an existing Application that contains Conversations in order to receive some results here. See the Create Conversation code snippet for information on how to create an Application and some sample Conversations.

Install dependencies

npm install nexmo@beta
Initialize your dependencies

Create a file named get-conversation.js and add the following code:

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const Nexmo = require('nexmo')

const nexmo = new Nexmo({
  apiKey: NEXMO_API_KEY,
  apiSecret: NEXMO_API_SECRET,
  applicationId: NEXMO_APPLICATION_ID,
  privateKey: NEXMO_APPLICATION_PRIVATE_KEY_PATH
})

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Write the code

Add the following to get-conversation.js:

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nexmo.conversations.get(CONVERSATION_ID, (error, result) => {
    if(error) {
        console.error(error);
    }
    else {
        console.log(result);
    }
});

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Run your code

Save this file to your machine and run it:

node get-conversation.js

Try it out

When you run the code you get the specified Conversation.