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Items tagged json in Sep, 2007

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hasAccount. Stuart proposes a light-weight API for letting any site know if a user has an account (and is signed in) on another service. I wouldn’t want to deploy this without being confident that my CSRF protection was in order. # 28th September 2007, 9:10 am

How should JSON strings be represented in Erlang? Erlang’s poor support for strings makes this a surprisingly tricky question. # 14th September 2007, 8:17 am

CouchDB: Thinking beyond the RDBMS. CouchDB is a fascinating project—an Erlang powered non-relational database with a JSON API that lets you define “views” (really computed tables) based on JavaScript functions that execute using map/reduce. Damien Katz, the main developer currently works for MySQL and used to work on Lotus Notes. # 3rd September 2007, 9:48 am

Freebase developer documentation. The JSON API and particularly the query language are fascinating. # 3rd September 2007, 2:38 am