27 posts tagged as "telligent"

Where is Dan?

I spread this news on Twitter and Facebook months ago but thought it was about time to do the same thing here. Wednesday, May 1st was my last day as an employee of Telligent. I worked for Telligent for over six years and I loved every minute of...


CAPTCHA for your Telligent Evolution 6.0+ site

Need CAPTCHA for your Telligent Community 6.0+ site? Adam Seabridge of Building Blocks has you covered: Computer Says No – a CAPTCHA for Telligent Community 6.0


Six steps to getting a blog author’s attention when asking for help

I get a couple questions a week through my blog’s comments or contact page similar to this: “I love the Flickr widget, but how can I get it to [… do something custom…]?” I try to answer as many questions as possible but between work and family...


Testing Web Services

Jim Holmes asked me to write an article about testing web services for his great 31 Days of Testing blog series and I gladly did so: 31 Days of Testing – Day 16: Testing Web Services The article ended up being less about testing web services...


Accessing the Miso API: a sample ASP.NET application

Miso recently launched the initial phase of their API and make use of OAuth (similar to Twitter’s implementation) to allow user’s to authenticate with Miso and authorize your application to act on their behalf. The documentation is well written...


Top 10 Reasons to Refactor Your Tests

10. You do have tests, don’t you? 9. It’s the right thing to do - tests build up technical debt, too 8. Keeping your tests lean, mean, clean and tidy ensures that writing new tests is easy and pain free 7. It’s a nice break from working on your...


Add your own custom REST endpoints to the Telligent Evolution platform API

I was recently asked the following from a fellow Telligenti: “Is there a way to do a simple ‘are UserA and UserB friends’ check via REST? Seems the only way is to get a list of UserA's followers and see if it contains UserB, but that seems an...


What's the deal with REST?

My buddy, James C Bender, recently posted a good basic description of REST. If you're starting to get into Telligent's REST web services James' article will serve as a good starting point. Then you can head over to the Telligent Evolution platform...


Telligent Evolution SDK and Android

It’s probably no surprise that most of the Telligenti are iPhone, MacBook and now iPad junkies. But we Telligenti are open-minded for the most part and we’re committed to using and abusing “best of breed” solutions – we now use Solr (on Java) for...


Android development for the .NET developer

A couple of weeks ago I switched from a Blackberry to an Android phone. I was a little anxious about venturing into the unknown of Android development, but I couldn’t fight the temptation of downloading the Android SDK and hacking more than a few...