What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

For those of us in the association and nonprofit sectors, Facebook just got a lot harder to use effectively with the announcement that they’ve changed their API and eliminated the ability to modify link previews when posting links from a page.

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Being Human: Google’s New API Solves an Internet Annoyance

Byte Technology

The new API (application programming interface) allows users—in most cases—to merely check a box to pass the challenge of proving they’re flesh and blood. And infinitely more websites are adopting the new API, so if you haven’t encountered it so far chances are you will soon.

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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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APIs – what, how, whither, and writing

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology APIs – what, how, whither, and writing November 9, 2006 I’ve been asked by NTEN to write a whitepaper on APIs, following their Open API debate. If you have any API wisdom, examples, strategies, what have you, that you’d like me to hear about, please drop me a line.

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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. So, first off, one of the interesting things was that there was some initial differences of opinion as to how to define open APIs, and what they were used for. It seemed that only Blackbaud had APIs you have to pay for. APIs are here to stay.

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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?

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Software News August 2014: Using Wild Apricot’s API

Wild Apricot Blog

The August Software News is all about Wild Apricot''s API: what it is, how it can benefit our customers and examples of API applications for associations, clubs and non-profits. Wild Apricot API

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API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. It’s as if the people on the other side actually want you to adopt their API and add copious notes and don’t saddle you with a goofy interface.

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API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. It’s as if the people on the other side actually want you to adopt their API and add copious notes and don’t saddle you with a goofy interface.

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Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools

SocialFish

For those of you looking for a better way to manage your Twitter chats, Twubs.com just released some new free tools that are also API compliant.

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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. He created a Java library for the Mobile Commons API. 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 Our customers have built lots of innovative applications on top of our platform, extending our functionality in ways we’ve never even thought of!

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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. He created a Java library for the Mobile Commons API. 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 Our customers have built lots of innovative applications on top of our platform, extending our functionality in ways we’ve never even thought of!

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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. He created a Java library for the Mobile Commons API. 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 Our customers have built lots of innovative applications on top of our platform, extending our functionality in ways we’ve never even thought of!

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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. APIs are all the rage … and for good reason. As we know from our own experiences, not all APIs are created equal. API Evaluation Framework is here! [.]

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Fun with APIs

gokubi.com

I just made my clipping system much cooler using TinyURL, Sites, and Twitter

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APIs for Nonprofits 101: How to Share Data Between Systems

Tech Soup Blog

APIs to the Rescue. The good news is, there is a widely-available technology available to help bridge the gaps: the Application Programming Interface, or API. An API allows you to interact with and “hook into” any piece of software that makes such an interface available.

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10 Social Actions API Secrets

Social Actions

Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge is about to hit its final week (submissions close April 3rd!) - and we wanted to share a few secrets (or at least cool things) about the Social Actions API that might be helpful to developers in the final stretch! What is the Social Actions API?

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The Power of APIs

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

So we just wrote a program here that really shows off the bang for the buck you get when applications provide you with an API. Another aspect of our little plug-in project we've been thinking about is how our API allows it to access the Members Only database without it's having any direct access to the database or knowledge of its structure. Tags: nptech , API , SOA , SOAP

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APIs for Nonprofits 101: Data Formats

Tech Soup Blog

In part one of my series on APIs for nonprofits, I introduced the concept of Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs. A web API - also sometimes called a “web service,” or “REST API” — uses the same URLs and HTTP requests your web browser does to exchange data and keep separate systems synchronized with each other. These are the formats that almost all web APIs make their data and responses available in.

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BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working

SocialFish

See message on Tweetchat here. Follow @Tweetchat on Twitter for the latest. Right now, we have no further information, but according to tweets this may affect other chat applications as well. ETA for shutdown, according to @Tweetchat, is June 11.

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LOLseals: Flickr API Contest Gets HSUS Over 3,000 Entries - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Main | The Frogloop Interview: Sheeraz Haji » Tuesday Mar 18 2008 LOLseals: Flickr API Contest Gets HSUS Over 3,000 Entries Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 03:23PM | by James OMalley Carie Lewis from HSUS tipped us to another clever Web 2.0

Convio Open: How APIs May Change the Way You Work - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

As I learned from attending the just completed Convio Summit in Austin, Texas, a discussion about APIs and databases fortunately doesnt have to be technical. YouTube , Google Maps , DIGG , TypePad , MySpace , Facebook , Plaxo, or Salesforce , then youve likely run across an API.

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The Great API Debate at NTEN

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This should be a pretty interesting live audio debate about the state of APIs. ??? The speakers will also give their opinions on why openness matters and what open APIs mean for the open source movement. While I wouldn't know an API from Ape if it stood right in front of me beat its chest, however, I have seen the results of open APIs in social media apps like Flickr. via an email and blog post from NTEN.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NpTech Conversations Convio Opens Up API Jason at DIA summarizes the posts and the bigs news in the nptech field this last week - Convio Releases An Open API. Find out what kind of monkey you are for a good cause.

APIs for Social Media Integration and More: A Gentle Introduction for Nonprofits

NTEN

Even if you're using a content management system like WordPress or Drupal, by incorporating APIs, you can further enhance built in app-like functionality to create a highly customized experience. What are APIs? API stands for Application Program Interface, and has become known for, in large part, facilitating the Web 2.0 So what is an API, really? Think of APIs as connecting plugs between applications. Some Awesome APIs and Uses for Them.

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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. As you might have heard, Social Actions has been facilitating the Social Entrepreneur API’s development with seed funding from the Peery Foundation.

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Wild Apricot Software News May 2013 - Wild Apricot API Version 1

Wild Apricot Blog

This month''s Software News introduces the idea of API -- find out what an API is, and how our development of one can help your organization have greater power over your data. We''re currently working on Version 1 of our API, which is scheduled to release by end of summer. Wild Apricot news

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eTapestry API offered for free by Blackbaud | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Kintera , Online Fundraising , Open API , eCRM It’s Alive! eTapestry’s API will be offered for free next week ! It’s similar in that respect to Convio’s API although Blackbaud is honest about the limitations.

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Unconference: NetSquared Open Space (NOS): APIs and Open Data

Tech Soup Blog

List five ways your organization can use APIs and open data to show your impact, coordinate volunteers, and inspire supporters to take action. Attend the Unconference: Netsquared Open Space (NOS): APIs and Open Data at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (# 10NTC ) to learn how. No clue? No problem. If you easily listed five ideas and are fired up to share your knowledge, demo your website, share your application, or get feedback, then bring your project and join the session!

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. About the Social Entrepreneur API. The Social Entrepreneur API will serve as a resource for philanthropists, investors, press, and fellow entrepreneurs. July 31st: Social Entrepreneur API ready for beta testers.

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Pre-Open API Debate Warmup Show! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Internet , NTEN , Strategy , nptech Pre-Open API Debate Warmup Show! 10.17.06 | 100 6 Comments [link] Pre-Open+API+Debate+Warmup+Show%21 2006-10-17+23%3A45%3A57 Allan+Benamer This is the pre-debate warmup show for N-TEN’s “Great Open API Debate&# at [link]. Looking at the roster , I can see at least one speaker, Peter Campbell from Goodwill Industries, who has clearly understood the value of an open API.

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Headway WordPress Theme Now Has Better SEO And An API For Fancy Schmancy Designers

John Haydon

brings many new features to the table including a skins and leafs API, importing and exporting of , body background images, and much more. For Fancy Schmancy Designers: • Skins and Leafs API. Please refer the documentation on how to use the new APIs. First things first.

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. d like to applaud both vendors for listening to the nonprofit community, vendors and organizations like NTEN etc as the concepts of openness, APIs and the transparency of Web 2.0 Given what you can do in the application, how much can you do through the API?

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

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Upcoming Webinar on December 1: Legislative Matching with the Cicero API

Tech Soup Blog

Did you know that the Cicero Legislative Information API can help you do this essential task? Join our one-hour webinar, Legislative Matching with the Cicero API , on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 11 a.m. Pacific time, to learn about how the Cicero Legislative Information API can be integrated into websites, databases, and mobile applications to match addresses to district IDs, district maps, and contact information of elected officials.

Read more about Blackbauds new API for Blackbaud NetCommunity | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Open API , eCRM Blackbaud Introduces “Wave&# , Social Networking for Blackbaud NetCommunity 08.01.08 | 3505 9 Comments [link] Blackbaud+Introduces+%22Wave%22%2C+Social+Networking+for+Blackbaud+NetCommunity 2008-08-01+15%3A09%3A52 Allan+Benamer From the press release: Blackbaud, Inc. Additionally, the company unveiled a new set of NetCommunity Open Platform APIs for creating custom parts, integrated web services, and custom transactions.

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. We are really excited about the latest developments to the Social Actions API and the larger implications of what these updates mean for powering open data and supporting action around the world.

Dapper – the new open API to end all open APIs? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet , Open API , nptech Dapper – the new open API to end all open APIs? 08.18.06 | 86 No Comments [link] Dapper+-+the+new+open+API+to+end+all+open+APIs%3F 2006-08-18+19%3A11%3A38 Allan+Benamer Yup that’s right, this blog is getting close to the #75,000 rank in Technorati. In other words, it’s an open API for all the Web sites in the whole damn Intarweb.

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Social Entrepreneur API expands to include Global Social Benefit Incubator Alumni

Social Actions

I’m thrilled to share this update on one of my favorite projects: the Social Entrepreneur API , a powerful new resource for finding and supporting vetted social entrepreneurs. Global Social Benefit Incubator ™ Alumni will soon be featured in the Social Entrepreneur API alongside social entrepreneurs who have received fellowship and awards from Civic Ventures, the Draper Richards Foundation, PopTech, the Schwab Foundation, and the Skoll Foundation.

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Charity Hack in London

Amy Sample Ward

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. These are just some of the APIs that will be featured, there is no limit to the APIs that can be used. Tags: challenge events api hackdays london Charity Hack looks to be a terrifically fun event for nonprofits and techies alike!