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Facebook Launches New API

NetWits

If you're a frequent facebook user like myself, you are all to familiar with the event stream on your homepage when you log in. This is the page that informs you about all the activities taking place within your circle of friends in one convenient location - very cool, right?

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Social Actions API, Semantic Web, and Linked Open Data: An Interview with Peter Deitz

Amy Sample Ward

Let’s start at the beginning: What is Social Actions and where does the API come in? They were talking about API’s. was difficult.

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Social Actions API, Semantic Web, and Linked Open Data: An Interview with Peter Deitz

Tech Soup Blog

Over the last few years, we have watched and supported the growth of Social Actions , including partnering for the Change the Web Challenge in 2009 — a Partner Challenge designed to tap into the NetSquared Community to find innovative ways of using the Social Actions API and data stream. read more. Tools

Expanded Functions in Sphere Connect API

NetWits

If not, you are missing out on some nice additions to the Connect API. In the first few months of 2009, three new functions have been added to the Sphere API Have you downloaded the latest Connect WSDL (Web Service Definition Language) file from your Sphere account?

Thanksgiving 2009

NCE Social Media

Many Arc chapters have joined the socialmedia-sphere in 2009. 9. Open APIs and deals between social media sites. 7. Here is my top ten list of socialmedia things I am thankful for this year. All of the games on Facebook. 8. News organizations that continue to use social media even though there isn’t revenue in it. 6.

Web 2.0 Part Va:APIs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Part Va:APIs October 17, 2006 One of the best parts of Web 2.0 for geeks is APIs. Like the freedom that RSS gives to end users in terms of getting the data that you want in your hands, to read when and how you want it, APIs give programmers (and, at times, end users) the freedom to get data from Web 2.0 works. Be Helpful.

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10 Social Actions API Secrets

Social Actions

What is the Social Actions API? Our API contains up-to-date information about actions from 50+ sources. Wanna help launch this sucker?

Web 2.0 Part Vb:APIs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Part Vb:APIs October 20, 2006 This morning, I sat in on the " Great Open API Debate " hosted by NTEN. But I’m going to highlight what interested me most, and talk a little bit about the zen of APIs. Also, basically, what made an API "open" was that it was free to use, and well documented.

GIS Put to Use in Myanmar

NTEN

Tags: emergency response GIS google earth Integration/APIs International myanmar NPTech Program

Report Release: Upated Nonprofit Data Ecosystem Survey

NTEN

CMS CRM Data data management E-mail Infrastructure Integration & APIs nptech Open Source research software reviews IT Staff

ATTN Nonprofits: Major Changes Coming Soon to Facebook Fan Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Scheduled to occur sometime between late 2009 and early 2010, some major changes are coming to Facebook Fan Pages. If your nonprofit has created a Facebook Page App or plans to, then there is a new API which your App developer can tap into to prompt users of the App for their e-mail address. Engagement is now a lot more important.

New Java Library for Mobile Commons API

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons exposes a lot of its functionality through a really simple REST API.  Are you interested in contributing to the open-source community?  If you have used our API in the past and want to release your code, let us know.  Tags: All Posts api java mcommons mobile commons opensource

New Java Library for Mobile Commons API

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons exposes a lot of its functionality through a really simple REST API.  Are you interested in contributing to the open-source community?  If you have used our API in the past and want to release your code, let us know.  Tags: All Posts api java mcommons mobile commons opensource

New Java Library for Mobile Commons API

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons exposes a lot of its functionality through a really simple REST API.  Are you interested in contributing to the open-source community?  If you have used our API in the past and want to release your code, let us know.  Tags: opensource All Posts mobile commons mcommons java api

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

seriously think it’s "the" buzz word of 2009. June 30, 2009 | Tracy Viselli Two more that I like are listed below. Lets dig in.

Social Entrepreneur API interim report, July 2009

Social Actions

Social Actions prepared this interim report for the Social Entrepreneur API in mid-July. The full report is posted to the Social Entrepreneur API Google group pages ([link]. SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR API. Interim Report, July 16, 2009. About the Social Entrepreneur API. About Social Actions. Update summary. Benchmarks.

Data Portability for Good

NTEN

Lexus: Creating an API (Application Programming Interface). An API is basically a contract between computers. APIs allow programmers to create applications that use your data and ensure they get the freshest copy every time. Get help designing an API. APIs and visualizations are the future of data on the web.

Open Source Donor Management Systems: Know Your Options

NTEN

The system doesn’t support any online payments out-of-the-box, but an API would allow a programmer to integrate this or other functionalities. Eric Leland, Five Paths , Laura Quinn, Idealware , Chris Bernard, italics media. Donors are the lifeblood of nonprofit organizations. You need them to survive. CiviCRM. by Social Source Foundation.

Guest Post: Beth Kanter's SXSWi Nonprofit Panel Roundup

NTEN

At the end of that panel, we all hoped there would be a larger nonprofit presence on the agenda for this 2009. And yes, indeed, in 2009 there were  many more panel proposals. Museum APIs: What Are They Good For?   In Museums, context can be hard to come by. The SXSW Interactive Festival. It was organized by Ed Schipul.

API Evaluation Framework is here! | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» API Evaluation Framework is here! The API Framework includes an Excel evaluation tool you can use. Long Live IE6!

Guest Post by Alan Levine: Social Media Recap from NMC 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Actually, the twitter API only returns the last 1500 (I scrolled back as far as I could from the search tool). Previously, On NMC…. Hell yes!

Nerd Alert: All For Good vs. Social Actions

FI Space

Both offer APIs for creating apps and republishing their data, and both are open source projects of one form or another.  Nice roadmap!

Charity Hack in London

Amy Sample Ward

Join us 19-20 September 2009 and be part of this extraordinary event. JustGivings new API (available for the first time at this event). MissionFish’s cash giving APIs available for the first time in the UK. PayPals new Beta Adaptive Payments API’s. Sneak Preview of other API’s. What we hope to get from the weekend.

Turn off the lights for Earth

Connection Cafe

March 28, 2009, 8:30 pm local time. note - for more information about Convio APIs, visit the Convio Open site Take action.

Report Release: Updated Nonprofit Data Ecosystem Survey

NTEN

CMS CRM Data data management E-mail Infrastructure Integration & APIs nptech Open Source research software reviews IT Staff

Gobs and Gobs of Data: Strategies for Visualizing and Sharing Policy Content

NTEN

They use data visualization and sharing tools like Swivel , Widgenie , Many Eyes , Google Maps , Google Motion Charts , APIs and more to make their data more available and more compelling. Feeds and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are the most efficient ways to make this happen on the web today. Make it easy to find.

Social Entrepreneur API launches at SOCAP09

Social Actions

It’s a thrill to share today's public launch of the Social Entrepreneur API, formally announced at SOCAP09. The Social Entrepreneur API (Application Programming Interface) is the first open database of information about social entrepreneurs who have won fellowships and awards from social enterprise funders. Read more.

Wiser Earth: A (free) Platform for Networks of Networks and Communities of Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is also an Open API so this information can be repurposed on other areas of the web.) Now, I'm a fan! Some history.

Why is Blackbaud so afraid of the Open Boogie Man?

Connection Cafe

We have since enhanced that strategy with our Open APIs and integration to social media to allow non profits to build additional capabilities around the Convio product set. I’m hoping that somebody out there can help me solve a mystery. So my question to Mr. Chardon and his crew down in Charleston is “Why aren’t YOU?”

Build a Nonprofit’s Technology Assets from the Ground Up, Part 1 of 4

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Don’t get me wrong — I respect network admins a lot but when discussing a $5 million nonprofit, many of the issues will not be whether or not some huge router needs to be configured but whether or not the website is up and running and fully configured to take advantage of whatever fundraising and ecommerce APIs are out there.

Social Entrepreneur API: ThinkSocial Award Nomination -- vote today!

Social Actions

The Social Entrepreneur API has been selected as a finalist for a ThinkSocial "Outstanding Collaboration" Award! Thanks in advance for voting and helping to spread the word about ThinkSocial and the Social Entrepreneur API nomination Public votes and comments will play an important role in selecting award winners: 1. link] ".

Things We Like (March 2009)

NTEN

Social actions wants you to tap their API. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources. Read more posts on our blog. The New York Times continues to produce great examples of interactive maps. Here's one visualizing the recession. We have a thing for maps, it's true. Geek poetry. How awesome is it? Web 2.0 Air Force.

Last week for Change the Web submissions! (Mashup Social Actions API, 10K Prizes!)

Social Actions

Dive into the Developer Resources & API Documentation. New : Check out 10 Secrets of the Social Actions API. Looking for Inspiration?

2009 NTC: Awards Show Wrap Up

NTEN

In the case of Daniel Ben-Horin, the 2009 recipient and co-CEO of Techsoup Global , it's both. The 2009 award was presented to the American Red Cross. Although I hate the idea of talking over lunch, I'm glad that two years ago, under former ED Katrin Verclas, we added the awards ceremony to our closing lunch at the NTC.

Tools Galore in Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

May 15, 2009 | Anne Dougherty Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. WomenWhoTech: Tools Galore View more presentations from Amy Sample ward.

Jolkona Foundation and UniversalGiving Join the Social Actions API

Social Actions

Today, Social Actions added two new action sources to its open database of opportunities to make a difference. For a full list and profiles of the latest innovators contributing to Social Actions, please see Our Guide to 50+ Action Sources. New Action Sources. Jolkona Foundation -> Donate. UniversalGiving -> Donate. Amazee. Apathy is Boring.

Republicans Issue Terrible RFP for Their Web Site

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Interestingly, Kimbia gets mentioned first as on the GOP’s list of preferred technologies: Integrate outside products through common API’s, widgets, or iframes (examples: Kimbia fundraising, Voter Vault, Widgetbox, Ning). Hey, what can I say? read Redstate. It’s been fun watching Republicans implode. It’s crap. It is illusory.

Social Actions Adds Five New Action Sources; Connects to the WiserEarth API

Social Actions

Today, we added five new action sources to the Social Actions API, an open database of opportunities to make a difference. As part of this update, we're excited to announce that Social Actions has connected to the WiserEarth API. We built a similar plugin for the DonorsChoose.org API in the fall of last year. New Action Sources.

APIs from Kintera and Convio – A new beginning? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Posted Monday, October 22nd, 2007 at 8:53 am by Jeff Herron (10 posts) The past two weeks have seen some exciting developments as both Kintera and Convio launched Open API programs, Kintera Connect and Convio Open respectively. We hope to share our findings from working with the APIs based on these real world examples. Long Live IE6!

Change the Web Challenge from Social Actions is Here!

Amy Sample Ward

Submissions period begins on February 23, 2009, at 11 am PST, and runs through April 3, 2009, at 3 pm PST.  How To Participate.