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From Richard Hirsch <hirsch.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JQuery based client: Help needed
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 05:22:08 GMT
@Ethan - did you ever get chance to start this ?

D,.

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 4:06 PM, Ethan Jewett <esjewett@gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting. I'll have to look at the old client and see if I can
> figure out the basic steps to get started. May not be until this
> weekend, but hopefully I'll be able to look at it tonight.
>
> Ethan
>
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > @Ethan: Ideally, it would  be code that runs in a browser. First step is
> > hard-code the token. It could later be take from a session cookie and set
> > via other means.
> >
> > I'd like to have a small component that I'd could place in various
> > environments (Visual Composer, 12sprints, etc.) and set the context via
> > request parameters. Like what Sig did with Thingamy but in a format that
> > could be used everywhere.
> >
> > We have an old javascript-based client but I wanted to use JQuery to be
> able
> > to re-use all our existing code.
> >
> > Posting messages could come later.
> >
> > If you could help that would be great.
> >
> > D.
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Ethan Jewett <esjewett@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Dick,
> >>
> >> Would love to help. API2 is my favorite topic :-)
> >>
> >> Are you trying to do this from within the web interface? Within a
> >> browser? If so, then I think your requests will already have a session
> >> attached. If not, then you should take the contents of the response
> >> from your post to api2/session and include the value in the header of
> >> your subsequent requests. I don't think this is native JQuery
> >> functionality, but we can work through it.
> >>
> >> Also, the API2 returns XML, not JSON, so you should probably use the
> >> generic get/post methods and specify the content type as "xml".
> >>
> >> Did the code you have below work for you or were you having an issue
> with
> >> it?
> >>
> >> Ethan
> >>
> >> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 8:00 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I have some cool ideas about using a JQuery based client application
> in a
> >> > few integration scenarios. I'd like to use the API2 to login and
> return
> >> > messages that are filtered by terms passed in Query params. I'dl ike
> to
> >> use
> >> > the existing jquery scripts / HTML code to display the information.
> >> >
> >> > I've tried to do this on my own but haven't gotten very far.
> >> >
> >> >  $.postJSON("http://localhost:8080.com
> >> > /api2/session?token=33UD2J50T5APTWOWXGZFME3VYFBCPVYA")
> >> >
> >> > $.getJSON("http://localhost:8080.com/api2/user/&callback=?",
> >> >       function(data){
> >> >
> >> >               $.each(data, function(i,item){
> >> >
> >> >                       $("#tweets").append(item.text + "<BR/>");
> >> >
> >> >               });
> >> >       });
> >> >
> >> > Could somebody give me hand?
> >> >
> >> > D.
> >> >
> >>
> >
>

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