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The simplest class to consume messages from a Matrix room. Related blogpost: https://zblesk.net/blog/the-simplest-matrix-chatbot-base-in-csharp/
using Flurl;
using Flurl.Http;
using Markdig;
namespace zblesk
{
public class MatrixChatroomWatcher : IDisposable
{
private readonly string _homeserverUrl;
private readonly string _username;
private readonly string _roomId;
private readonly string _authToken;
private string resumeToken = "";
private bool started = false;
private Timer? timer;
public delegate void MessageCallback(dynamic message);
public event MessageCallback? NewMessageReceived;
public MatrixChatroomWatcher(string homeserverUrl, string roomId, string username, string token)
{
if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(homeserverUrl))
{
throw new ArgumentException($"'{nameof(homeserverUrl)}' cannot be null or empty.", nameof(homeserverUrl));
}
_homeserverUrl = homeserverUrl.TrimEnd('/');
_username = username ?? throw new ArgumentException($"'{nameof(username)}' cannot be null or empty.", nameof(username));
_roomId = roomId ?? throw new ArgumentException($"'{nameof(roomId)}' cannot be null or empty.", nameof(roomId));
_authToken = token ?? throw new ArgumentException($"'{nameof(token)}' cannot be null or empty.", nameof(token));
}
public async Task Start()
{
if (started)
return;
await InitializeSync();
started = true;
timer = new Timer(FetchMessages, null, 100, 1000);
}
public void Stop()
{
if (!started)
return;
timer?.Change(Timeout.Infinite, 0);
started = false;
}
public async Task SendMessage(string message, bool renderMarkdown = true)
{
object body = new
{
msgtype = "m.text",
body = message,
};
if (renderMarkdown)
body = new
{
msgtype = "m.text",
body = message,
format = "org.matrix.custom.html",
formatted_body = Markdown.ToHtml(message),
};
await $"{_homeserverUrl}/_matrix/client/r0/rooms/{_roomId}/send/m.room.message?access_token={_authToken}"
.PostJsonAsync(body);
}
public void Dispose()
{
timer?.Dispose();
}
private async Task InitializeSync()
{
var res = await $"{_homeserverUrl}/_matrix/client/v3/sync?access_token={_authToken}"
.GetJsonAsync();
resumeToken = res.next_batch;
}
private void FetchMessages(object? state)
{
var request = $"{_homeserverUrl}/_matrix/client/v3/sync?access_token={_authToken}"
.SetQueryParam("timeout", 10)
.SetQueryParam("since", resumeToken)
.GetJsonAsync();
request.Wait();
var response = request.Result;
resumeToken = response.next_batch;
if (((IDictionary<string, dynamic>)response).ContainsKey("rooms"))
{
var r = (IDictionary<string, dynamic>)response.rooms.join;
if (r.ContainsKey(_roomId))
{
var tt = r[_roomId]?.timeline?.events;
foreach (var q in tt)
{
if (q.sender != _username)
NewMessageReceived?.Invoke(q);
}
}
}
}
}
}
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lamiathu commented Nov 16, 2022

I tried this with the SDK for matrix, and there was a problem with it not being async in sending the response "hello world", do you have any advice ??

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zblesk commented Nov 19, 2022

Sorry, not sure what you mean. (and the example did work as is.)

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