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MLB + API = ?

I'm looking for an API that'll give me near-real-time access to the day's baseball scores, including individual player lines. Anybody? Anybody? Bueller? [more inside]
posted by joshjs on Apr 24, 2009 - 6 answers

Give me my tweets from July 6, 2007

Extracting twitter updates for a particular date through the API... how?! [more inside]
posted by (bb|[^b]{2}) on Mar 28, 2009 - 6 answers

Stock data for use in black box trading application?

Stock data for use in black box trading application? [more inside]
posted by Hypocrites on Mar 28, 2009 - 3 answers

atXat Blackboard Template Variables

How can I find out ALL of the available Blackboard atXat (@X) template variables?! [more inside]
posted by EduTek on Feb 23, 2009 - 4 answers

ISSN lookup by Journal Name

Is there a website that I can use to scrape for ISSN numbers of academic journals? I have a big list of journals that I need the ISSN numbers for. [more inside]
posted by srboisvert on Feb 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Atom Python Library

Is there an Atom or (better yet) AtomPub library for Python? [more inside]
posted by k7lim on Jan 22, 2009 - 4 answers

Who's making money on Facebook?

Hopefully a simple question: Has any Facebook add-on/app/page/game/whatever published how much money it has made in advertising or other revenue? [more inside]
posted by Kickstart70 on Dec 11, 2008 - 7 answers

Dump that Stock!

Stock market related questions-- help me drown in data! [more inside]
posted by Static Vagabond on Dec 9, 2008 - 5 answers

Looking for programmatic web searching for commercial purposes now that Alexa Web Search is gone.

Looking for programmatic web searching for commercial purposes now that Alexa Web Search is gone. [more inside]
posted by bottlebrushtree on Dec 3, 2008 - 4 answers

Print on Demand services with APIs?

Are there any print on demand services that offer APIs for large prints or small posters, instead of having to email requests manually, or manually fill in web forms again and again? [more inside]
posted by steiny on Oct 30, 2008 - 1 answer

Display a custom rss feed in the same way that iGoogle does when you add a feed normally?

I am attempting to create a Google Gadget that displays RSS feeds on the iGoogle page. The problem that I'm having is that the gadget does not display the RSS in the same way as adding an XML to iGoogle does, there is a different display depending on theme and device. [more inside]
posted by gregschoen on Oct 7, 2008 - 0 answers

Library (API) for the website snapshot

How to save a snapshot (image) of a webpage programatically. [more inside]
posted by chexov on Sep 24, 2008 - 3 answers

What're the essential web languages for a new developer?

I'd like to learn some web languages to help me take advantage of APIs and generally be more useful. [more inside]
posted by GilloD on Sep 17, 2008 - 16 answers

Is there a T-shirt fulfillment API?

Is there an automated way to have t-shirts printed and shipped? I'm writing a program that will allow users to have their custom designs printed (a la spreadshirt). Is there any API out there that I could give the image and address and payment, and have it take care of that fulfillment? [more inside]
posted by racecar on Sep 15, 2008 - 1 answer

Help me find a flash map.

Are there any good, preferably open source flash maps available for mapping election data on the national level (with data for each state)? [more inside]
posted by Jeff_Larson on Jul 15, 2008 - 6 answers

Can I call an API on an ssl-encrypted page?

Can an ssl-encrypted page call data from another site/domain via an API without compromising its encryption? I want to add a cool feature, but I don't want customers to encounter a warning that the page asking for their credit card info "contains both secure and non-secure items."
posted by subpixel on Jul 7, 2008 - 5 answers

Google Earth: controlling from external application?

Is it possible to track things such as user movement and button clicking in Google Earth? [more inside]
posted by figTree on May 21, 2008 - 1 answer

Which GPS is best for API access?

I want to write some Location-based software (eventually on the mobile platform) and be able to test it on my laptop without faking GPS coordinates. What's a good, cheap GPS unit with a public API and/or some documentation/third party libraries for interacting with the device and retrieve information programmatically?
posted by callingshotgun on May 12, 2008 - 9 answers

How to use google maps API to create new functions?

How would one go about creating new functionality with google maps API?(eg. create a button that controls the zoom interface in order to with the click of one button zooms out then zooms in a new location at some preset speed, or perhaps flies you to several locations with one button click) [more inside]
posted by figTree on May 6, 2008 - 2 answers

I Don't Want The World, Just Your Half

Looking for guidance on using Google Maps, or a workalike, for a non-map (blueprints) application. [more inside]
posted by rokusan on May 2, 2008 - 4 answers

Using Google Visualization API with PHP

I heard the Google Visualization API Query Language allows you to query Google Spreadsheet documents using a language similar to SQL. Is there a PHP library I can get to use a Google Spreadsheet as a simple database table?
posted by remi on Apr 4, 2008 - 2 answers

Is there an international money transfer service with an API that supports transfers to Vietnam, Sri Lanka?

I'm designing an online application for a large number of users, and I'm looking for an online service to automate payments to international destinations using some sort of API or batch process. The service needs to support transfers from the U.S. to India, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. Since PayPal doesn't yet support transfers to Sri Lanka or Vietnam (only from), it's not an option.
posted by tnoetz01 on Feb 21, 2008 - 1 answer

Some rather clueless questions about using undocumented APIs in Windows

Some rather clueless questions about using undocumented APIs in Windows [more inside]
posted by RustyBrooks on Jan 16, 2008 - 17 answers

What is the best way to realtime-render 3D images on a server?

Does anyone have experience using DirectX in a server-side application? Is it practical? If not, what alternatives are there? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Jan 4, 2008 - 10 answers

Calling unmanaged DLL functions from C#

How can I work with an unmanaged C++ API from within C#? [more inside]
posted by PuGZ on Dec 28, 2007 - 6 answers

How should my program collect MIDI messages?

Where can I find enough info on Windows' MIDI API to start using it? [more inside]
posted by springload on Oct 13, 2007 - 8 answers

Rails/Java XML-RPC Filter

Railsfilter: I need to write an addition to an already-existing Rails app to allow it to accept large files (and some trivial metadata) uploaded from a Processing (Java) client I've written. The Rails app already supports this behavior via a web interface. I can see a few of the trees, how do I fit them into the forest and get a pair of working apps? [more inside]
posted by Alterscape on Sep 19, 2007 - 4 answers

How can I use Google Maps on a secure page?

How can I include a Google Map on a secure page? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jul 5, 2007 - 6 answers

How do I include a link to driving directions in an embedded Google Map?

What is the best way to embed a Google Map of a business's location, including a link to driving directions? [more inside]
posted by designbot on Jun 29, 2007 - 9 answers

Help me to learn to use an API.

Help me to learn to use an API. [more inside]
posted by StephenF on Jun 17, 2007 - 3 answers

Facebook API and PHP

I use Facebook, and it seems to have a great API. But how can I tie it in to me, and not my visitor? [more inside]
posted by samstarling on Jan 15, 2007 - 3 answers

Digital camera with pure software interface?

I need recommendations on a decent camera with a good software interface for a custom rig I may be building. [more inside]
posted by middleclasstool on Jan 13, 2007 - 5 answers

Print Service API

I'm looking for a printing company/service that has an API to send photos to, or other sort of commercial integration. Googling print/printer/photo API's turns up the wrong kind of printers. This is a small project but may get larger, and I can't do the printing myself but the rest I've got in hand. Anyone know of such a thing?
posted by voidcontext on Jan 12, 2007 - 8 answers

How can I automate "white pages" lookups?

Is there a free (or cheap) API or public database that can be used for "white pages" lookups? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Dec 1, 2006 - 4 answers

Geocoding and driving time APIs?

Geocoding and finding driving time between geocoded addresses: best free APIs? [more inside]
posted by orthogonality on Oct 20, 2006 - 5 answers

Metadata addict seeking enabler

Is there any kind of API for All Music Guide (if there is it seems to be undocumented), or has anyone written any kind of 3rd party scraper based API for it? Are there any alternate music data sources on the web of the same quality that do have APIs? [more inside]
posted by shinji_ikari on Sep 15, 2006 - 5 answers

Connect the dots on a map

If I plot directions on Google Maps between two places it works well, except that one of the places is actually a few 100m away (enough to throw people off). Is there a way for me to correct this? Replot the position? Are there other services that might be of better use? [more inside]
posted by furtive on Jun 26, 2006 - 2 answers

OO programming in Autocad?

I have developed an application in AutoLISP which I would like to re-write in an OO language. AutoCAD seems to natively support VB but I don't think I want to go there. I am starting to learn C# and Python, and like both. How easy is it to link Autocad and C# or Python (or Ruby, etc.)? I am aware of PyCad but not sure I understand how to get it to work, plus it requires Autocad 2000 which is like requiring windows 95. In short, I am quite the newbie at this and would appreciate a simple but thorough explanation of how to use a modern programming language in Autocad.
posted by signal on Jan 2, 2006 - 7 answers

Looking for a modern DOM/XSLT/Xpath implementation in C

My boss has tasked me with tracking down a modern XML library written in C. The library has to run on (at least) RHEL3, Windows, and Solaris, but more is better. [more inside]
posted by ChrisR on Jun 14, 2005 - 9 answers

Best development kit to write applications for Nokia 3650

I'd like to write a few applications for my Nokia 3650. I've played a little bit with Nokia's developer APIs in C++, and I've looked at a few J2ME code examples, but I don't have significant experience in either. I don't have the time (or interest) to become proficient in both - which development kit should I dive into, and why? I'm more concerned with performance on the 3650 than other phones, and I'm a pretty good programmer, so a steep learning curve is not too much of a concern. Thanks in advance.
posted by djacobs on Apr 13, 2004 - 2 answers

controlling iTunes

I'd like to control iTunes for Windows programmatically, but I'm not sure if this is possible. More. [more inside]
posted by tirade on Mar 29, 2004 - 3 answers

Packaging the perl, give it to atom, all on Panther

I'm trying to write a short Perl script under Mac OS X (Panther) to post to a Moveable Type weblog using the Atom API. After some initial problems with installing packages, I'm having this issue. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by mmangano on Feb 7, 2004 - 2 answers

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