Olaf Aben
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Error to Connect with the ning Api
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Heyy all, i have a question. I try to connect to the ning api with webreferences in ASP.Net. But everytime i try to connect it doesn't work. I get a error. Does someone knows how this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Franco Mercalli Sep 6, 2011.

Import to Ning
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Heyy all, I have a question. Is it possible to import data into ning. Not with the ning api because it's not possible to import profile data. But is there a way to import a csv file with members.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Olaf Aben Mar 8, 2011.

XML using Ning Api
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Heyy All, I've a question, can I use the ning api with xml or is the ning api only available to curls, php and python. I read only these three options in the guidline. Thanks, OlafContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Olaf Aben Mar 3, 2011.

Read/Update Information with the Ning API
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Heyy all, I'm new on Ning. I want to develop a application and use the ning api. I've read the guidline "Ning API Docs" but I still have some questions. I read things you can and cannot do. If I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Bennett Sep 17, 2011.

 

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Andy Bennett replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Read/Update Information with the Ning API
"I'd also like to know this; or preferably get some sort of roadmap for when API features are coming."
Sep 17, 2011
Jan Hjørdie replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Read/Update Information with the Ning API
"Hey Davin Any news about extending the API to support events ?   I would LOVE to get some more functions to extend my use of NING.   I'm building a newsletter containing my members new and up comming events, but the rss feed only give…"
Sep 17, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"You are welcome, Jan!"
Sep 6, 2011
Jan Hjørdie replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Hey Franco my new best friend ;-) I got the authentication part to work with cUrl, but were unable to use it to the second call with data in the header. So I have used a normal .NET WebClient request with the right header, and that works just…"
Sep 6, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"That's good news Jan! At least, now you know that your credentials are OK. From here on cannot be of much help, though, as I do not know C# and have limited experience with cURL. The only thing that attracts my attention in your code is the…"
Sep 4, 2011
Jan Hjørdie replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Hey Franco Thank you SO much for your help !! I got your curltest, and that works just fine with my credentials. So far so good !!!! So now it's time to investigate why C# cUrl library don't work. Is the header just a text block with…"
Sep 3, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Jan, This is the meaning of the two options you mentioned (from PHP manual):   CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER: An array of HTTP header fields to set, in the format array('Content-type: text/plain', 'Content-length:…"
Sep 3, 2011
Jan Hjørdie replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Hey Franco I'm so glad to hear from you ! I have specified it a bit more, and changed it so it looks like your code   My post to https://external.ningapis.com/xn/rest/nfs-online/1.0/User/alpha?xn_pretty=true   My C#…"
Sep 3, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Hi Jan, Below is a cURL command (for Windows command prompt) that eventually worked for me (key/token/secret numbers are just random examples):   curl…"
Sep 3, 2011
Jan Hjørdie replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Hey Franco, I also have some problems with Authorization. Maybe you could help me ? I have managed to get oauth token and everything, but when I try get the user list…"
Sep 3, 2011
Chris replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"good to know!"
Jul 12, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Yes, I confirm that the issue is with Poster: it seems that it messes things up a bit with the Authorization header. I tried the same case with cURL and it worked perfectly. Sorry for annoying you with this."
Jul 12, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"In fact, I'm using the Poster add-on for Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/poster/). May be the problem is with this tool..."
Jul 12, 2011
Chris replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Ah. I use php so I can't help with the asp version. Post the fix here when you get it for others though!"
Jul 12, 2011
Franco Mercalli replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Thanks Chris. However, the discussion you mention deals with obtaining access credentials through the https://external.ningapis.com/xn/rest/apiexample/1.0/Token?xn_pretty=true. I manage to do that and I obtained the relevant JSON answer. What…"
Jul 12, 2011
Chris replied to Olaf Aben's discussion Error to Connect with the ning Api
"Here are some similar problems with solutions: http://build.ning.com/forum/topics/access-token  "
Jul 11, 2011

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