October 15th, 2007 by Aaron N.
Two new classes in the CNET libraries today.
The first, CNETAPI, is probably not going to be very interesting to those of you reading this who don’t work at CNET. Basically, this class makes it super-duper easy to get stuff out of our REST API. For example:
//you have to do this only once on your page
//this is my dev key; get your own!
//now our request:
dbug.log("got the Ipod, here's the data: ", this.data);
alert(this.data.Name + ": " + this.data.EditorsRating.$);
Pretty snazzy, eh? Props go to Hunter Brown who wrote the guts of this class. I (Aaron) added some flare. More details and examples in the wikitorial.
June 26th, 2007 by Hamm
There is a new “Facebook” application that utilizes CNETs great API system. This app that was developed is called “My Tech”.
Apart from the great technology use, it is a fun way to show off your latest tech gear to your friends. The best part is you can show your disdain for certain tech products if you absolutely hate it… Good times
“Tag line from app profile”
This application allows you to let everyone know about the latest tech gadgets available using MyTech powered by the CNET API. Facebook users can find it at: http://mytech.cnet.com
CNET Report on CNET MYtech
February 1st, 2007 by Bill Graham
Today CNET launched the beta version of its new API service. Referred to as the CNET API, this service will make a wealth of data available to the mashup community in the creation of rich consumer sites. The initial dataset will include CNET’s full catalog of technology products and software titles. This is the same dataset that drives the highly trafficked sites of CNET Reviews, Shopper.com and Download.com. Over time, the API will add news articles, community content, blog posts and full product reviews.
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