Digg’s api was released about
a week ago a while ago, and since that time, various flash projects have surfaced, probably due to that pesky contest. But I don’t have any flash experience, so PHP, here we come.
We’re going to make various tag clouds, a Reddit clone, Reddit/Better RSS feed, and a live diggs app.
Update – 05/09/07 – 3 PM – Stupid host seems to be having database issues. Great. I wish I could afford a dedicated, or I guess VPS, so I don’t have to put with this crap.
Update – 05/09/07 – 6 PM – It seems that it was a combination of their db sucking and the fact they got rid of some essential pear packages. WTF?
Update – 05/12/07 – 11 AM – Yup. They cut off my MySQL abilities. I can’t connect to any of my databases on xrho.com. This site is fine however. I guess inserting 100+ entries a minute might have annoyed them?
Update – 05/17/07 – 7 PM – The MySQL abilities are still cut off. Fucking netfirms. Also, it seems in one of my updates, it cut off the bottom, which also happened to include the download links. You can download a ZIP or Gzip of the files. Since I’m having problems with that, feel free to download them and run them on your own site. Let me know if you do so I can add the link.
Demos of most of the scripts are available here, and more specifically:
Due to the length of this post, I’m splitting it. I hate making people click through, but it’s long enough to constitute it.
Continue reading “Fun with Digg’s API”