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RSS Feed from Twitter Search with PHP

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Twitter is removing support for RSS feeds in a few days. If you actually used the RSS feed feature of the original Twitter API this is disappointing. Twitter wants to know who is making every single request to their API whereas RSS is fairly anonymous…

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Finding audio previews for album tracks in iTunes with PHP

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

When I started building my mashups with PHP one idea I had was to fetch audio previews for songs and albums, this was supposedly possible with the Amazon Product Advertising API, but I could never get it to work with the limited data I had in my csv file…

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Been Building Stuff with PHP

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Although it hasn’t helped me find a job, I’ve continued to build stuff with PHP. I’ve also been brushing up on my Objective-C…

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Searching YouTube with PHP

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

During my most recent period of unemployment, I’ve tried to brush up on some of my skills, perversely one thing I’ve spent a lot of time doing is writing PHP. I’m not a big fan of PHP but I seem to have written and most importantly maintained some code I used to make web mashups, but other people could use for their own evil purposes…

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Quotation Collection Mashup

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

I’m a collector. I’m not a hoarder because I display my collections. One of the things I’ve steadily collected over the last 15 or 20 years is quotations. Not “quotes”, quotes is a verb… These quotations were spread over journals, webpages, .sig files, and blog postings. As I had a lot of time on my hands I collected the best of the best of the best quotations into a single .csv (text) file. From this file and using quite a lot of ever more carefully written PHP I created my favourite quotation mashup. Update This bit of PHP code which […]

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Updated my PHP mashup code

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

As my latest period of unemployment continues to lengthen I’ve worked on an ever larger collection of PHP code that I’ve written and used to make several web mashups…

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My PHP classes for making web mashups

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Far too much work has gone into these classes. I’d much rather be working on a real project for a real organization, rather than forcing myself to write PHP. I don’t even like PHP, I just knew it was available on most webhosts…

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My Mashup Codebase

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

So I finally found some time and energy to implement support for non-music mashups using my PHP codebase…

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