I'd like to write a program for Windows XP that detects when a folder on the desktop is clicked and switches the desktop location to that folder, instead of the default Explorer behavior of opening the folder in a window. [more inside]
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]
Extracting twitter updates for a particular date through the API... how?! [more inside]
Stock data for use in black box trading application? [more inside]
How can I find out ALL of the available Blackboard atXat (@X) template variables?! [more inside]
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]
Is there an Atom or (better yet) AtomPub library for Python? [more inside]
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]
Stock market related questions-- help me drown in data! [more inside]
Looking for programmatic web searching for commercial purposes now that Alexa Web Search is gone. [more inside]
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]
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]
How to save a snapshot (image) of a webpage programatically. [more inside]
I'd like to learn some web languages to help me take advantage of APIs and generally be more useful. [more inside]
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]
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]
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."
Is it possible to track things such as user movement and button clicking in Google Earth? [more inside]
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?
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]
Looking for guidance on using Google Maps, or a workalike, for a non-map (blueprints) application. [more inside]
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?
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.
Some rather clueless questions about using undocumented APIs in Windows [more inside]
Does anyone have experience using DirectX in a server-side application? Is it practical? If not, what alternatives are there? [more inside]
How can I work with an unmanaged C++ API from within C#? [more inside]
Where can I find enough info on Windows' MIDI API to start using it? [more inside]
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]
How can I include a Google Map on a secure page? [more inside]
What is the best way to embed a Google Map of a business's location, including a link to driving directions? [more inside]
Help me to learn to use an API. [more inside]
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]
I need recommendations on a decent camera with a good software interface for a custom rig I may be building. [more inside]
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?
Is there a free (or cheap) API or public database that can be used for "white pages" lookups? [more inside]
Geocoding and finding driving time between geocoded addresses: best free APIs? [more inside]
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]
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]
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.
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]
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.
I'd like to control iTunes for Windows programmatically, but I'm not sure if this is possible. More. [more inside]
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]
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