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Alexa, play Mefi* music

While bemoaning the fact that there's not an Amazon playlist or station that scratches my itch for eclectic music, it dawned on me that Mefi Music hits that particular sweet spot for me. Which led me to wonder about the feasibility of integrating Alexa with Mefi music. It seems it's been done for iPhone using the RSS feed, so I'm assuming doing something for Alexa is not totally out of the question. I'm curious as to what people think of the idea in general, and also any thoughts on technical implementation. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Mar 19, 2017 - 13 comments

Leveraging the community to help develop Mefi functionality?

Now that the site is partly crowdfunded, would it make sense to also draw on the software development skills in the community to help develop new functionality? What would it take to have that be possible? [more inside]
posted by philipy on Jun 9, 2014 - 88 comments

Metafilter Uber-API. Possible?

It's been a while since we discussed the possibility of a metafilter API. Is there any news on this front? Is it worth reconsidering? [more inside]
posted by kuatto on Jul 28, 2011 - 56 comments

MetaFilter APIs for client access

Are there any APIs or best practices for programmatic access to MetaFilter? In particular, for things like logging in/out, fetching users' messages, sending messages, making posts and comments, favoriting comments, &c. Ways of fetching content in a more fine-grained way than the RSS feeds would also be nice. [more inside]
posted by acb on Apr 24, 2010 - 14 comments

Yahoo Answers opens a web services API for developers.

Yahoo Answers opens a web services API for developers.
posted by GuyZero on Aug 16, 2006 - 19 comments

Request for an API

For this easter (or whenever matt has the time), I would like a bright, shiny MeFi API.
I know it's been discussed previously, but I still think it is a cool idea. We're falling behind on the Web2.0 bandwagon, before you know it it'll be 3.0 and we'll look like suckers.
posted by signal on Jan 22, 2006 - 27 comments

1-800-555-TELL

Hey Matt, I called in, but I don't get it.. What's so funny?

dial 1-800-555-TELL, say "extensions", dial or say "97841"

posted by PWA_BadBoy on Nov 30, 2000 - 18 comments

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