Video: Pains and Joys of Social Data Crunching

Adam DuVander
Nov. 06 2012, 05:00PM EST

With over 800 social APIs, there are more options than ever to integrate services into our lives. As developers, we see the best--and often the worst--of this social data crunching.

In the above video from ProgrammableWeb's track on social APIs at DataWeek in September, you can see three talented developers discuss the pains and joys, including "what's up with Twitter?"

The panel includes Kavika Vollmar of Gnip, Nick Vlku of YourTrove and Abraham Williams of Addvocate (and PHP Twitter OAuth library).

Video editing by Julienne Turner

Adam DuVander -- Adam heads developer relations at Orchestrate, a database-as-a-service company. He's spent many years analyzing APIs and developer tools. Previously he worked at SendGrid, edited ProgrammableWeb and wrote for Wired and Webmonkey. Adam is also the author of mapping API cookbook Map Scripting 101.

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