Episode 121: Mashing, Scraping, and APIs
Find out how your favorite mashup webapp works.
News and Follow/Ups – 00:39
Geek Tools – 05:14
- Jump-N-Carry JNC300XL 900 Peak Amp Ultraportable 12V Jump Starter with Light
- Coleman Cable 08660 20-Foot Heavy-Duty Auto Battery Booster Cables with Polar Glow Clamps, 4-Gauge
Webapps – 11:06
- Plastic Jungle - Buy and sell gift cards
- Famous Objects From Classic Movies - Can you guess the object?
Mashing, Scraping, and APIs – 17:12
- Computers reading data otherwise intended for end-users
- The billion dollar scraping business
- Copyright, Terms of Service
- Access to data otherwise not available
- Tools to make scraping less painful