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October 14, 2014 While troves of data from the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat and the cloud storage provider Dropbox were leaked, the companies put the blame elsewhere.
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February 20, 2013 Our Codecademy tutorial is the latest self-service tool from NPR. We've put together five lessons on the basics of working with stories, transcripts and station data that go into every NPR web and mobile app. Try it now, and let us know what you think.
January 17, 2010 Google has published an easy-to-use widget that allows people to search or submit missing persons from the Haiti earthquake.
September 2, 2009 NPR has released its first gadget for iGoogle. Powered by the NPR API, it allows iGoogle users a convenient way to access and experience NPR content.
August 24, 2009 NPR gave a presentation on the API to the staff of CPB. This presentation was the first in a series that Rob is hosting to expose the staff of the CPB to the rapidly changing technology advancements in the digital media space. Come download and ...
August 11, 2009 It has been more than a year since NPR released our API and formally announced it at OSCON 2008. A lot has happened since that initial release, including a range of enhancements like our Station Finder API, Mix Your Own Podcast and the Full Trans...
August 3, 2009 By Daniel Jacobson and Robert Spier
A few weeks ago, Symbian announced their new Horizon publishing program designed to enable and assist developers in building applications for mobile devices that run Symbian software. Horizon will be going li...
July 29, 2009 With the new site launch, NPR has also made some significant changes to the API. Most notably, we have added our new Transcript API. Find out what other changes we made and tell us what else you would like to see in our API.
July 8, 2009 NPR has teamed up with The New York Times to present Media Mashup at OSCON, 2009. The event will be from 12:30 - 2:30 on Friday, July 24th. Please join us for free food, toys, and a lot of talk about APIs and code.
June 25, 2009 In the next month or so, we will be making some significant changes to NPR.org. Some of these changes are visual, while others are architectural. As a result, there will likely be an impact on the API. That said, we did put in a lot of effort...
June 8, 2009 Rights management is a critical aspect of distribution. As a result, we built a tiered permission scheme and a rights management filtering layer into our API. Find out what is involved in rights management and how NPR addressed this problem.
April 27, 2009 It has been a couple of rewarding weeks here at NPR.org.
We recently received notice that we had five Webby nominations and 2 Webby honoree mentions. Last week it was announced that we are finalist for two EPpy awards including one for the NPR ...
April 6, 2009 Today, we have launched a new feature to the API that allows you to modify our NPRML elements to whatever you want, so your API requests can fit your existing applications without you having to change your code. The remap function allows any node...
March 19, 2009 NPR is retiring "Day to Day" and "News & Notes" on Friday, March 20, 2009. Although these programs will no longer be producing new shows, all of the archival content will continue to be available on NPR.org and through the NPR API.
March 11, 2009 Daniel Jacobson will on a panel at SXSW talking about APIs. This session will be on Sunday at 3:30pm. As we prepare for this panel, we would like to know what you want us to discuss.
February 13, 2009
As follow up from my post back in November there are a number of events upcoming to hear and meet with folks from NPR Digital Media first hand.
Feb. 19-21 - IMA Public Media 09
For those in Public Broadcasting family we hope to see you next...
February 4, 2009 One of the most important things for content producers is to remain relevant to their users. With content becoming more readily available to these users through distribution channels, it is up to these content producers to make sure the content i...
January 7, 2009 We've had a positive rece
December 18, 2008 We have upgraded the API to include the new features and content. This launch includes Mix Your Own Podcast, a way for users to create customized podcasts based on their own preferences or search terms. It also includes a Station Finder API as w...
December 8, 2008 We have identified quite a few different implementations of the NPR API, ranging from putting NPR content on member station sites to flashy widgets. In this post, we share some of the usages that we have found. Comment to the blog if you know ab...
November 24, 2008 When launching the API, we spent a lot of time discussing how to monitor the usage of it, as well as what our measures for success would be. As a result, we incorporated several techniques into our API to help us learn about how people are using ...
November 10, 2008 Major media organizations are still primarily using RSS-based methods for content syndication. NPR's assessment of the marketplace, however, suggests that the future for content producers is to open up as much content as possible through APIs.
November 3, 2008 While we have been pretty busy building tools for our Election Night reporting, we continue working on the API. The feedback so fa
September 18, 2008 NPR created the API largely for internal reasons, most of which were technical. The idea of opening up the API to the world came after the core API was built.
September 12, 2008 Over the coming weeks, my colleagues and I will blog about the various decisions that we made while developing the API. The purpose of this series is to continue to be as transparent as we can be and to be an active, engaging part of the technica...
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