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a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Salary Information 3 years and 4 months ago
Indeed.com only seems to have an XML API at the moment. I wonder if there is a source that offers a JSON API?
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Pizza under $10 (price oriented food search) 3 years and 8 months ago
This looks like a good source and an interesting idea!
a reply to a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Best [actor] movie? (i.e. Best Denzel Washington Movie/Top Movies with Anna Kendrick) 3 years and 8 months ago
This would be quite easy to use. The results don't appear to be organized in any particular way but it includes both data for 'rating' and 'votes', which can be used to pick out the top 5 or so.

As far as I can tell it's an API run by an individual.
a reply to a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Best [actor] movie? (i.e. Best Denzel Washington Movie/Top Movies with Anna Kendrick) 3 years and 8 months ago
Hi, I checked out the IMDB APIs but I don't think they are that useful...

The first one is a autosuggest API meaning if the user enters 'jen' it'll return a list of actors whose names start with 'jen' and a link to their profiles.

The second one is also quite minimalistic: it'll return a list of celebrities with similar names to the one searched and 1 short description and that celebrity's imdb id number.

Instant answers generally need to be able get the information to display using one API call. The IMDB APIs are obviously meant for internal use, and aren't really the best in this case because they don't give us a list of movies for each actor.
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Best [actor] movie? (i.e. Best Denzel Washington Movie/Top Movies with Anna Kendrick) 3 years and 8 months ago
I think this unofficial IMDB api ('get/name') could be used to make something similar to what the OP is requesting: http://imdb.wemakesites.net/documentatio...

It returns a list of 'known for' movies for celebrities, which is not necessarily best rated as much as it is most well known.

The biggest drawback is that it is not endorsed by IMDB... what do you guys think? Feature wise it seems to be the closest to what we need and is well documented, but as far as I can tell it's just one guy who happened to make an API based on IMDB data.
a reply to a comment on the General Rambling Acces in China 3 years and 8 months ago
Maybe check if you can use the experimental version of Tor Browser?

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/closer-...
a reply to a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Best [actor] movie? (i.e. Best Denzel Washington Movie/Top Movies with Anna Kendrick) 3 years and 8 months ago
Their discover movie API can search by cast member, but it expects an ID rather than a name:

http://docs.themoviedb.apiary.io/#refere...

I think for this to work as a Spice we need an API that allows keyword search for the person's name.
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Random Web Site Service 3 years and 8 months ago
Why is this useful or interesting?
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea Best [actor] movie? (i.e. Best Denzel Washington Movie/Top Movies with Anna Kendrick) 3 years and 8 months ago
Looks promising, but an API key is necessary.

I'd love to work on this, if the community thinks this feature is a good idea.
Should I register an API key?
a comment on the Instant Answer Idea NBA leaderboard scores [need help] 3 years and 8 months ago
If you check the js error log in your browser you'll notice that there's a template error in the console log.

You've specified your template name as:
content: Spice.nba_rank.content

but the actual file is located at share/spice/nba_rank/nba_rank.handlebars

try changing the name of your file to: share/spice/nba_rank/content.handlebars

I'd also suggest changing your perl package / filename to NbaRank / NbaRank.pm so it fits in with the naming scheme of all the other Spice packages.

Hope that helps!
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