Archive for the 'Mashup' Category

Creating persistent APIs for any website: The Secret Sauce is Dapper

I written about creating an API for any website before, but those methods were fraught with danger if the underlying site changed its structure. I’ve known about dapper for quite some time but I didn’t realize that dapps are resilient against underlying site changes until now.

The “Dapp Factory,” a Rhino-based server application [...]

Real-Time Seattle 911 Information

The view out my office is pretty boring… I get to stare out at the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, but I enjoy watching all the fire trucks and emergency vehicles scream down Western Avenue the most. I always wondered where are they going and now that I’ve found Seattle Fire Department’s [...]