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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.

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.

With Liberty, and Information, For All?

NTEN

More and more of our data is in the cloud, or accessible via APIs. Tags: NPTech APIs data NTEN transparency Obama social media recovery.gov.No matter what you think of the law itself, everyone in our sector needs to pay very close attention to Recovery.gov. But it's difficult to put the theory into practice. . You can do it, too!

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.

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

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.

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

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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

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.

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!

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?

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Social Actions Community Call, July 2009

Social Actions

On July 1, 2009, Social Actions convened a Community Conference Call. So news to share from the Social Actions galaxy: The number of kinds of online platforms and action sources for the Social Actions API continues to soar – well over 50 sites, now, plus Twitter and Delicious #takeaction tags. Participants. Jason Mott. Ehren Foss.

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Google Online Mapping Tools: Planning Advanced Mapping

AFP Blog

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So Long and Thanks for All the Whales

Connection Cafe

Twitter’s API is simple by design and the data communicated in each packet of information is limited. Author: Corey Pudhorodsky.

Social Actions’ Change The Web Challenge in Oxford

Amy Sample Ward

Next time inspiration strikes you to make a difference, the opportunities to take action will be but one click away.

A Data Picture is Worth More Than 1,000 Words

Connection Cafe

They visualize this great collection of places using mapping functionality, and they tie it all into their Convio system using our APIs.

Drupal and Salesforce

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

There are several contributed modules: salesforce – main module, with API, node, and user integration possibilities. This module provides the basic salesforce API connection (via SOAP), and includes field mapping, and basic import/export. Salesforce.  Ryan, this is a nudge for you!).

A Twitter Testimony from Operation Smile

Connection Cafe

Chris Carson of Modern Media offered to develop the Twitter API and came up with some great functionality. All of this in about three weeks!

Connect Usage Goes BOOM!

NetWits

In 2007 we answered the call and added the Connect API to the Sphere platform As a product manager for Sphere (the most utilized on demand marketing and events platform, 2200+ customers in the nonprofit market) I’m continually exposed to interesting little tidbits about how customers use marketing and events technology.

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Google Media = Nonprofit Grants, Blogs, Video and Maps Galore

Connection Cafe

tech love to the nptech community. The session covered four different programs Google offers at no cost to the nonprofit community. 1. Google AdWords.