Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-27 Thread James Merrill
Instagram uses JSON formatting for their API too. Depending on the data you want to retrieve, you may need to use OAuth. Fortunately they make it pretty easy. Have you considered using PHP to fetch the data you need, and then convert it from JSON to XML? It may be easier to deal with.

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-27 Thread Peter Ginneberge
Have you considered using PHP to fetch the data you need, and then convert it from JSON to XML? It may be easier to deal with. Not really, JSON support is built into the Flash player, so can you convert from JSON to AS and back. var data:Object = JSON.parse(jsonData); where

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-27 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
I’m sorry I didn’t state my need better. I know that is what I’ll have to do with Twitter, but I’m not find how to access Pinterest and Instagram to pull the followers of a specific person on each site. I really appreciate your comments… Thanks, John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-27 Thread Peter Ginneberge
Both have API's, so should be documented how to get the data you're after. http://instagram.com/developer/ https://developers.pinterest.com/ On 27/08/2014 22:15, John R. Sweeney Jr. wrote: I’m sorry I didn’t state my need better. I know that is what I’ll have to do with Twitter, but I’m not

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-27 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
I will look into both and thank you so much. Have a good evening, John John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive Multimedia Developer OnDemand Interactive Inc Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 On Aug 27, 2014, at 4:14 PM, Peter Ginneberge p.ginnebe...@telenet.be wrote: Both have API's, so should

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-26 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Hi John, Well, googling twitter api for flash as3 yielded some good results for me. There was this link that looks promising. https://blog.twitter.com/2006/twitter-api-flash-developers Also found this package example.

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-26 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
Hi Karl, Thank you for your links, but unfortunately, I saw all of these and they are dated 2009, 2010 and/or 2012 and use the API v1. That API was retired in May of 2013. I found this from the Twitter Developers pages: We've chosen to throw our support behind the JSON format shared across

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-26 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Ah ok. I see. In that case, here you go. Next best thing. http://snipplr.com/view/56283/as3-load-and-access-json-data-example/ Best, Karl DeSaulniers Design Drumm http://designdrumm.com On Aug 26, 2014, at 1:51 AM, John R. Sweeney Jr. jr.swee...@comcast.net wrote: Hi Karl, Thank you

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-26 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Sorry, I'm not more help. If I didn't have to get this project out by the morning I would. Best, Karl DeSaulniers Design Drumm http://designdrumm.com On Aug 26, 2014, at 2:23 AM, Karl DeSaulniers k...@designdrumm.com wrote: Ah ok. I see. In that case, here you go. Next best thing.

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-26 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
Its cool that we both keep looking at the same links. Started reading that one, when I found out the JSON requirement. The other two are really making me scratch my head. Thanks and good luck on your project, John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive Multimedia Developer OnDemand Interactive

Re: [Flashcoders] Pulling data from social media

2014-08-26 Thread John R. Sweeney Jr.
Hi, So one else has any experience with Pinterest or Instagram? Thanks, John John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive Multimedia Developer OnDemand Interactive Inc Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 ___ Flashcoders mailing list