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veritone-client-js v2.0.0

Veritone JS client library


We provide bundles for the browser and for node.

Install the package: npm install --save veritone-client-js

in your code, import either veritone-client-js/dist/bundle-browser or veritone-client-js/dist/bundle-node, as described below.

Getting a token

See the docs on authentication at

Constructing the api client

// in a browser:
import veritoneApi from 'veritone-client-js/dist/bundle-browser'
// in Node:
const veritoneApi = require('veritone-client-js/dist/bundle-node')

const client = veritoneApi({
    // requires either session AND api tokens (from user object):
    token: 'my-session-token',
    apiToken: 'my-api-token',

    // OR an oauth token (from oauth grant flow)
    oauthToken: 'my-oauth-token',

    // optional (defaults shown):
    baseUrl: '',
    maxRetries: 1,
    retryIntervalMs: 1000

Making an API call


// handlers support both promise and callback styles:

// Callbacks are node-style (err, data).
// Verify err === null before accessing data.

client.recording.getRecordings(function (err, recordings) {
    if (err) {
        // err is an Error or ApiError instance (see ApiError below)
        return console.warn(err);

    recordings.forEach(function (recording) {

// promise style
    .then(function (recordings) {
        recordings.forEach(function (recording) {
    .catch(function (err) {
        // err is an Error or ApiError instance (see ApiError below)

If the handler has options, provide them as specified:

client.recording.getRecordings({ offset: 5, limit: 10 }, function (err, recordings) {
    // ...

The callback is always the final (optional) argument


Each handler supports overriding API client options and some request options on a per-call basis. The options object is always the last (when using promise style), or second to last (when a callback is provided) argument.

    { offset: 5, limit: 10 },
        maxRetries: 0,
        headers: {
            'My-Additional-Header': 'hi'
    function (err, recordings) {
    // ...

Supported per-call overrides:

  • maxRetries -- number
  • retryIntervalMs -- number
  • timeoutMs -- number
  • headers -- object
  • transformResponseData -- function
  • validateStatus -- number => bool
  • version -- number



Errors related to API calls, including responses with status > 300 and network error are wrapped by ApiError.

ApiError fields

  • status -- The status code returned by the server
  • message -- A string describing the error, if available
  • data -- Error response from the server. May be a string, object, array, etc, depending on the endpoint.
  • nativeError -- the raw client error (todo)

Creating new endpoints


const {
            // default options for this request, if different from defaults
            _requestOptions = {
                // maxRetries,
                // retryIntervalMs,
                // timeoutMs,
                // headers,
                // transformResponseData,
                // validateStatus
                // tokenType
                // version
        } = request;


Copyright 2019, Veritone Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

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