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- WishMindr is the free online universal wish list maker. Add gifts to your wish lists from any site with the WishMindr 'Wish' button (bookmarklet). Or add gifts using the WishMindr search....
- Select a few recent tweets from search results, reorder them by dragging around. and get back HTML or text results suitable for cut-and-paste.
- The site mashes up San Francisco public-school and marijuana-dispensary data. The map shows walking distances from each public school to the nearest marijuana dispensary and vice versa.
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The Facebook Graph API is great and in one year has thoroughly upgraded Facebook's approach to its platform. The Graph API is much simpler than previous iterations of Facebook's APIs and Connection methods. Of course, with the simplicity of the Graph API, it's still easy to get overwhelmed by just how much information you can easily (with explicit and secure user permission, mind you) get access to and use in your apps. Facebook employee Simon Cross put together a handy Facebook Graph API Explorer to help you navigate the Graph API response content.
For the developer seeking to experiment efficiently with social APIs, O'Reilly's 2nd Edition of "Mining the Social Web" is a truly outstanding resource. Author Matthew A. Russell drops the developer right into the sandbox of each social network (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ are particularly emphasized, as you would expect) with just the right amount of explanation about what's accessible via each dataset, and then clears out all the obstacles so they can start data mining against very clear examples.
For the past few months, the API of microblog site Twitter has been used as the basis for many popular and creative mashups. Now Facebook, with the launch of its highly anticipated Open Stream API, is attempting to gain some attention as a platform for social networking applications.
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