News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Nick Halstead's Blog:
Simple use of DIGG API for your blog
April 25, 2007 @ 11:22:00

With the recent release of the new Digg API, developers all over the web have picked it up and started playing with it to integrate it with their own applications. On developer, Nick Halstead, decided to grab the latest stories and publish the headlines to his page. In the process, though, he learned a little something about XML handling in PHP4.

I quickly discovered that XML decoding under PHP 4 is a pain in the (****) when you do not have access to install further modules. So quickly moved onto JSON, but the lovely function json_decode is PHP 5 only. But I did a bit of search and found several PHP json classes without any dependencies.

With this, and some help from a bit more code, he was able to create the sample he shares in the post - a script to grab the latest stories and display their titles to his page.

3 comments voice your opinion now!
digg api class xml handle example digg api class xml handle example


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

SplitBrain.org: Presentations in DokuWiki

Etienne Kneuss' Blog: Late Static Bindings Explained

Matthew Weir O'Phinney's Blog: Login and Authentication with Zend Framework

JSLabs Blog: How to survive the digg effect

Pádraic Brady's Blog: Redux: First Official Code!


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


release unittest podcast example project component facebook symfony2 package language introduction application hhvm hack performance composer database install framework security

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework