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Recommended date format for REST GET API [closed]

What's the recommended timestamp format for a REST GET API like this: http://api.example.com/start_date/{timestamp} I think the actual date format should be ISO 8601 format, such as ...
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YouTube: How do I get a video-entry's RSS “description” via the API?

I used to use the RSS feed to obtain videos from a user. I then used the "description" part of the feed, which contained a nicely HTML-formatted summary of a video. It shows a thumbnail with a link, ...
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YouTube sets awesome videos? [closed]

I was doing a web trace to see how much my blog would take in loading time, using Chrome Inspector network tools. I then found a video I had posted and decided to click on it. The weird thing is that ...
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Is there a web app for making API calls?

Is there an online application that can be used to test out an API? I am interested in one that supports a REST API with basic authentication. I know there is a Firefox plugin that I could use for ...
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Using Facebook graph to see what is trending/most “liked”

This may sound weird but it seems like everyone and their mom has a "like this" article on Facebook. But Facebook really hasn't done a thing with all this data that they have been mining!!! Is there a ...
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Finding the exact URL of a Flickr photo given its ID

How can I automatically retrieve the exact URL of a Flickr photo when I pass the ID to the API? I have the IDs of all pictures and I'm currently using the flickr.photos.getInfo method that takes the ...
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Using Bing search API returns different results than the site

Why is it that when using the Bing search API results come back far different than what we tried on the Bing.com search page? In testing, I get great results if I search for an exact phrase, but ...
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Plaxo “Address Book Access” Widget Email Inviter - Where's it gone?

we're just doing to some research into email inviters. We currently use Plaxo. It's a simple system that allows people to select contacts from their Email Address Book and then allows them to send ...
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Image Search API for my own database [closed]

I stumbled across a company called Idee which offers image search API's. Has anyone used them or know of any other companies that offer a way that a user can submit an image and it will cross ...
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An API that could complete information by searching on the web [closed]

I would like to know if there is any API to search information on the web from a certain piece of information that previously is given. For instance, I give to it a list of companies, and the API ...
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Can I get a Google street view from a Google Maps using the API?

I created a Google map with 100+ markers using the API V3. Could I get the street view for every marker by clicking on it (in another map or in the same one) or something similar (not using the yellow ...
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What is a good method for auto-testing a customers API credentials on Authorize.Net?

In our app, customers put in their own unique API credentials for Authorize.Net. So basically, each customer account has a different Login ID and Transaction Key, as supplied by Authorize.Net. We're a ...
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What is a straightforward way to send a signal to another app via IFTTT?

I've been doing some experimentation with If This Then That service. This service is a web application that allows you to concoct "recipes" between different "channels," e.g., send all my Tweets from ...
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From a sketch (attached) towards an web-app , visualizing data-sources

This is for an academic project, and I would welcome your ideas and input. I am starting out with a sketch. I want to visualize some heterogeneous data which is requested from various data sources ...
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White label DropBox front-end?

Is there a service or an (free or paid) DIY installable app that is usable with Dropbox as a simple web-based file upload frontend? I know about AirDropper, the problem is it's only available in ...
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REST style web API for consumer drug information

Is there a REST style web API for consumer drug information which can provide help like this?
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OFX-enabled internet banking in Poland

OFX is an API standard used to send banking data directly to your personal finance manager (such as Quicken). Is there any bank in Poland that offers OFX interface besides a typical web-2.0 ...
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Web application that shows popular tags and allows me to drill down?

We're using Zendesk as our help desk - we're having a lot of tickets and a lot of tags. Our tag usage is "hierarchical" e.g. when tagging an iPhone ticket we tag it "iphone" and "mobile", when having ...
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Download Google App email not using POP or IMAP

I just recently graduated from a college and want to download my emails. The college uses Google apps however they do not allow IMAP or POP. I have emailed the school about this but they are not ...
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Is there an app for populating shipping labels for printing via an API?

I have a web app where users place orders for items that we need to ship. Instead of entering the shipping info into usps.com (for instance) manually, is there an app that I can send shipping info to ...
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Searching for API/Database: Calories or food information

I hope I'm right here: I'm searching for a database or a free (REST) API where are information about (mostly all) food (products) stored. Do you know a free API/Database (for example like OpenGeoDB)? ...
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API to get route from point A to point B given the fact I'm a truck driver

I'm looking for either open or commercial API that allows to get a route from point A to point B given the fact I'm a truck driver. I know latitude and longitude for both A and B.
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Bible site that provides an API

Does anyone know if there is a site that let's you search the (Christian) Bible and also provides an API to their search? Preferably free but not mandatory. Support of the NIV would also be ideal.
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Foursquare data stream

Is there an API for tapping into an anonymized version of Foursquare's stream of check-in data? Bing Maps has Foursquare Everywhere to show check-ins. Is there a way to tap into this stream of data? ...
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Website that allows you to create a webapp with API from a Python script

I remember coming across a website that allowed you to create an online tool/webapp from a Python script, and also gives you an API to interact with it. Does anyone know what the name of the website ...
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Is there an API for searching only recently indexed webpages?

I'm looking for an API that allows me to do a web search query, but filtered by how recently the page was published or indexed (could be indexed by Google or Yahoo! or anyone that indexes a similar ...
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What other sites use Bandcamp API? [closed]

I'm interested in sites that are taking bandcamp.com API data and wrapping it into something new, or enriching it with other resources. Anybody have examples, or are working in new sites along ...
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rss from sites that also gives the appreciation for an item

For our new project we are playing around with a recommendation system that only uses the date when an object was created and how many people appreciated it. This can be of the form: youtube video, ...
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Command line tools to access Gmail?

Are there some command line tools (or libraries) out there to access a gmail account, e.g. to read unread messages, download messages, etc.?
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Looking for a world map API

I'm looking for a map of the world that I can use in an application I'm making. The application holds data that is organized by country. On the map I want to show how much records there are in the ...
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Google Calendar - Next Event

I have a google calendar embedded in my website but I want the sidebar of my website to contain the next upcoming event, Is there some kind of Calendar API? That I can use to embed only the next ...
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Download your Twitter followers' avatar pictures

I'm looking for a way to download all my followers' profile pics (48x48 px or bigger) in one run using either the Twitter API or some scripted scraping on twitter.com Thanks in advance!
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Mount Google Docs as OS folder/disk

I use on a regular basis Google Docs and, although i find it plenty usable for local formats, there are a bunch of documents not in docs format (like XSD, DTD, Microsoft Project files, ...) for which ...
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Case Insensitive URL Shorteners

Are there any case insensitive URL shorteners out there that have an API?
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How old are the Paypal Express Checkout API methods?

I've been reading up on the Paypal Express checkout API here: https://cms.paypal.com/au/cgi-bin/?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=developer/e_howto_api_ECSimpleIntegration How long has this been ...
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Alternative to Google Calendar?

I want to know if there is alternatives to Google Calendar for Google Apps. So if there is an alternative that allows quite the same features of Google Calendar Apps. One of these is the sms service ...
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Is there any place for storing all kinds of files for Free in kind of not public way? [closed]

So I use GAE (google app engine) for my app to run (Java + Flex back end) I want to provide users with file storing options (I have like 25 users that will want to upload files like 75 mbs sise) So I ...
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I'm looking for non-browser application that can work with Craigslist

Sites like Netflix and Twitter have public APIs that have let people work with those sites using other sites or locally installed applications. Since Craig's List is a rather ugly (well, to me) and ...
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Using the tumblr api how do I return a permalink?

If I used the api to post, I would like to return back the Tumblr permalink for that site I sent it to.
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Visualization and charting tools

Good online visualization\charting API is a great time saver when building a site. It spares the need to install libraries, handle with image files, and write lots of boilerplate code. Criteria for ...
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Is it possible to get a RSS feed of a reddit with links to posts with X upvotes?

I created a subreddit that I am connecting to a twitter account via twitterfeed. Currently I have it pointed to this RSS feed. I would like to filter this RSS feed with posts that have X upvotes ...
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Changing shipping options using the Google Checkout Shopping Cart

Not sure if this is the right forum for this question, so I asked on StackOverflow as well. But, Is it possible to set the shipping options in Google Checkout without using the server-server ...
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Facebook Events — can you integrate?

Could someone please tell me if it is posssible to integrate with Facebook events? Ie, pass some parameters to create an event from an external site and forward invites to via facebook (and via your ...
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How can I tell which sites I've authorized to access my information on Twitter?

How do I know which sites I've allowed to have access to my information on Twitter?