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Our thoughts on technology, what we are working on and anything in between.

QR codes on the way out?

Posted By: Todd Mueller on 5/26/2012

There has been alot of debate out on the internets regarding the effectiveness of QR codes. Some good, some not so good. Looks like the good ship QR code is taking another hit into possible oblivion.
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Search the web using the new Bing API

Posted By: Joao Coelho on 5/25/2012

In our last post we looked at how to do searches using the Twitter API. This week we are doing the same for Bing. Bing used to have a very simple REST API, but Microsoft has recently taken the decision to start charging for Bing searches, and consequently put out a new API (see http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/12/microsoft-will-soon-start-charging-for-its-bing-search-api/), which is quite a bit more complex than the previous one, because of the additional overhead involved in authenticating requests.

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Doing searches with LinqToTwitter

Posted By: Joao Coelho on 5/23/2012

If you're thinking of plugging your web app into Twitter, approaching the Twitter API can be a daunting task. One of the best choices is to use one of the many open-source .NET libraries which have been created for this purpose.

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