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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'api'

March 3, 2009

The History of the Panda, New APIs, Explore and You

Flickr now serves up Panda APIs so you can build your own rainbow-vomiting app. (Don’t forget that Flickr feeds also come in LOLCODE flavours)

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May 23, 2008

MOO.com | API

Moo’s printing services made available through an API. Generate the graphics and text you want, shove em over to Moo as XML, and they’ll handle the checkout and fulfillment. (Revenue sharing is promised for the future)

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May 5, 2008

LOLCODE It's Everywhere

Flickr’s API includes LOLCODE as a return format. Duly noted for any APIs I might create in the future…

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December 20, 2007

Remember The Milk + Gmail = task management goodness

Brilliant use of Google’s newly-exposed Gmail API to seamlessly blend to-do lists into your Gmail UI.

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July 12, 2007

Your bank has a REST API now (shhh! -- don't tell them)

Wesabe have created an open API to allow folks to hack on their bank account data. I foresee some stonking visualization work coming out of this that will put Quicken, Microsoft Money, etc to shame.

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May 25, 2007

Facebook Developers

The new Facebook API. They’ve done a really good job of letting you integrate — essentially they’re being a platform and then getting out of the way of whatever you want to build.

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March 27, 2007

gdata-python-client - Google Code

Python library for working with Google’s GData web services (Calendar, Blogger, Picasa et al)

April 20, 2006

Google Calendar data API: time to starting coding!

Google Calendar has an Atompub-based API.

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March 1, 2006

Ten reasons why you need to build an API

Very attractive presentation by Shaun Inman (author of Mint) on the benefits of building an API into your webapp.

About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.