Archive for the 'AJAX' Category

Outclicks Pepper hack

Thursday, April 6th, 2006

I have started using Shaun Inman’s fabulous Mint stats package for about a month and half. It’s a great app. One of the really cool things about Mint is Pepper, Mint’s plugin API. There is an emerging Pepper plugin community out there. One Pepper that intrigued me was Outclicks by Andrew Sutherland. It works fantastic […]

Flickr Google Module Update

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

It has been a while since I messed with my Flickr Google module. This is mostly because I went down a wrong path exploring the NSXL API as a way to inline the module. I have sine found a script that is better suited to my needs (pulling specific data from the XML for later […]

Google Module Example : NXSL API

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

This example will discuss how to use the NXSL API within a google module. The following code imports the NXSL API, uses _IG_FetchContent() to make a REST request of a Flickr service and processes the returned XML document. <script src=”http://www.google.com/js/nxsl.1.js” type=”text/javascript”></script> <script type=”text/javascript”>   _IG_FetchContent(‘http://www.flickr.com/services/rest/ ?api_key=YourKey&method=flickr.people.findByUsername &username=brettf’, function (responseText){     var nxsl = xmlParse(responseText)     var user_id = […]

Google Module Experiences

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

I have been messing with Google modules recently. The first module I wrote, Flickr Search, was an external content module using AJAX and PHP to do Flickr searches based on username or tags. That module is getting a complete overhaul. The new one will be inlined and use the built in Google functions to retrieve […]

Google homepage module

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

I cleaned up the Flickr Search page so that it will fit nicely into a google homepage module. The module xml file is at http://www.thestem.ca/flickrSearch/flickrSearch.xml. Go to Google Homepage for info on setting up custom modules. If I get around to it I would like to inline the module and build a del.icio.us module that […]