Archive for the ‘oauth’ Category

Taming the Snoo: Playing with the Reddit API

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Reddit is a social networking, entertainment, and news website where the content is almost exclusively submitted by users. According to this report, in February 2016 Reddit had 36 million user accounts, 231 million unique monthly visits, and 11.464 act...

Calendar as a Service in PHP? Easy, with Google Calendar API!

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In this article, you'll learn how to work with the Google Calendar API in PHP. You'll do it by building a calendar app that allows users to add new calendars, add events, and sync calendars to Google Calendar. If you want to follow along, I recommend y...

Build Your Own Dropbox Client with the Dropbox API

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There are lots of file hosting solutions out there, but few things compare to Dropbox because of its simplicity, auto-sync feature, cross-platform support and other cool features. As a PHP developer you can even take advantage of their API in order t...

Remote Control WordPress at Scale

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This is the third and final article in a series on "remote control WordPress". That's my nickname for this strategy of managing network settings on one "control" install, and then pulling those values into all your client installs. The advantage is tha...

OAuth Fun with OAuth1

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This is the second article in a three-part series about using the WP API to achieve something I'm calling "Remote Control WordPress", a lifestyle where you'd manage network settings on a "control" install, and have other "client" installs pull their se...

The WP REST API for Remote Control WordPress

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At my day job, we have about 1,000 sites spread across 30 WordPress multisite installs. The installs all run many of the same plugins and settings, especially at the network level. This causes a lot of wasted time for our staff: They have to manually r...

Hacking the Fitbit – Emulating a Pager for Twitter DMs!

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I've been trying to wake up earlier in the morning. The trouble is that alarms wake everybody up, not just me. To get around this problem, I recently bought the cheapest Fitbit I could find, having learned that they have a neat silent alarm. The truth ...

Sourcehunt: Conferences, Oauth2 in Slim, Static Analyzers, Etc.

Hello there, hunters! Before getting into this month's links you should star and / or contribute to, I'd like to briefly give a shoutout to two conferences I attended and participated in this month: OSCAL and PhpKonf. Skip this section if you're just i...