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Product of a RESTful night

reading in bed

For this week’s homework in Understanding Networks, our assignment was as follows:

REST assignment. Communication in not-so-realtime. Deliver information to the user through the browser from somewhere else. Update the information they’re seeing while they interact, preferably based on input from multiple sources.

As I mentioned last week, I wanted to work with the newly released Wordnik API. Continue reading Product of a RESTful night


I completely spaced the ICM homework last week, which is sad, because it involved a language I actually have some experience with: PHP. I know just enough about it to fiddle with WordPress templates—and once, in 2002 or so, I spent a few days trying to rebuild the ColdFusion-backed in PHP, just for kicks.

Yeah, I didn’t get very far with that, Continue reading PHPhun