Links tagged with “apis”
The Movie Database (TMDb)
“A community built movie and TV database” that I’d never heard of. Has an API.
OMDb API - The Open Movie Database
It *still* narks me that IMDb was sold to Amazon, so it’s nice to see this. Last time I looked it was offline. (via Paul Robert Lloyd)
DataFire - Build APIs and Integrations to process, serve, and sync your data
Interesting way to integrate *lots* of things. The Node-based code is open source so you can run it for free on your own server, or use the pay-for hosted version. (via @richardjpope)
In Oracle v. Google, a Nerd Subculture Is on Trial | Motherboard
I love this collision between tech culture and a court made up of “normals”, as the author describes them. (Odd that the article doesn’t say what the trial’s about until the final sentence though.)
Automate the Web - Zapier
IFTTT alternative. More complex, more possibilities, costs money for more/faster responses, aimed a bit more at businesses than individuals. But, after a quick play, seems very nicely done.
Debug and test your API, webhook and mobile back end service integrations. · Runscope
For inspecting your requests to/from APIs etc. Also a tunnelling thing for sharing your localhost, but only on the pay-for plan.
Liesen/spotify-api-server - GitHub
“Implementation of parts of the Spotify playlist API. … It’s a web server that talks to Spotify using libspotify.”
Hacker News | I’m done building Facebook apps for clients
More people discussing the frustrations of developing for Facebook.
I’m done building Facebook apps for clients | Ryan Waggoner
Yes, this. I’ve only done Facebook Connect stuff, not built actual FB apps, but, it’s unpleasant and frustrating. Stick to the Web.
Code: Flickr Developer Blog » Flickr Shapefiles Public Dataset 1.0
I keep seeing cool code stuff whizz by and I’m not making anything with it. May need to ringfence time from other commitments just to *do* something.
Simonw’s geocoders at master - GitHub
Python “code for accessing various geocoding web services with an ultra simple API”. Sounds good.
The Little Manual of API Design (PDF)
Sounds like a handy thing for future reference. (via Simon Willison)