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From Richard Hirsch <hirsch.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ESME API via YQL
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2009 14:01:27 GMT
Added the info to wiki: http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ESME/YQL

D.

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 3:29 PM, David
Pollak<feeder.of.the.bears@gmail.com> wrote:
> very cool!
>
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Ethan Jewett <esjewett@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> This is a heads up that the YQL (http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/)
>> wrapper for the ESME API is starting to take shape. The structure of
>> the YQL abstraction mirrors the conceptual API design on the cwiki
>> wherever possible
>> (http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ESME/API+2.0+-+Design).
>>
>> The Open data tables definitions are available at
>> http://github.com/esjewett/yql-tables/tree/master under the "esme"
>> folder.
>>
>> To quickly get it working, take the following steps:
>>
>> 1. Set up a token on the Stax deployment at
>> http://esmecloudserverapache.dickhirsch.staxapps.net/
>> 2. Go to the YQL console at http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/
>> 3. Paste the following into the console to set up a session where
>> "token_value" is your token:
>>
>> use "
>> http://github.com/esjewett/yql-tables/raw/9a9071d92ad6d7b6908703c05acbf3cb3e5ea45b/esme/esme.sessions.xml
>> ";
>> insert into esme.sessions (esme_api_endpoint,token) VALUES
>> ("http://esmecloudserverapache.dickhirsch.staxapps.net/api/
>> ","token_value")
>>
>> 4. Copy the session cookie out of the result. It looks something like
>> the following and is between XML tags "<set-cookie>" and
>> "</set-cookie>".
>>
>> JSESSIONID=BF04121669016B36B6FD9; Path=/
>>
>> 5. Paste the following into the console to grab a list of all
>> messages, replacing "cookie_value" with the session cookie you copied
>> in step 4:
>>
>> use "
>> http://github.com/esjewett/yql-tables/raw/9a9071d92ad6d7b6908703c05acbf3cb3e5ea45b/esme/esme.messages.xml
>> ";
>> select * from esme.messages WHERE
>> esme_api_endpoint="
>> http://esmecloudserverapache.dickhirsch.staxapps.net/api"
>> AND cookie="cookie_value"
>>
>>
>>
>> Some notes:
>>
>> 1. This will work with any API endpoint.
>> 2. The open data table files contain examples of all functions. It
>> supports setting and destroying sessions, listing and sending message,
>> listing all users, listing followers, listing followed, and following.
>> 3. Unfollowing is mysteriously not working (it is timing out after
>> 30000 ms). I'd love it if someone knew why this was happening, but
>> otherwise I'll investigate further myself.
>> 4. I'll be adding other API functions as I am able.
>> 5. This is more of a conceptual exercise than anything else. I don't
>> anticipate that it will significantly increase the usability of the
>> API for developers, but it does expose a sort of command-line access
>> to the API to more casual developers.
>>
>>
>>
>> Enjoy!
>>
>> Ethan
>>
>
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