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#* Example file at http://mako.cc/cdsw.json
 
#* Example file at http://mako.cc/cdsw.json
 
#* download it and parse it
 
#* download it and parse it
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# Wikipedia API
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#* explain MediaWiki, exists on other wikis
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#* navigate to [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php api page] and show the documentation, point out examples
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#* looking at the images within a page http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=query&titles=Seattle&prop=images&imlimit=20&format=jsonfm
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#* change the city with a custom URL
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#* (if time) parse through the output
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#* (if time) edit count http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=query&list=users&ususers=Benjamin_Mako_Hill|Jtmorgan|Sj|Mindspillage&usprop=editcount&format=jsonfm
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#* (if time) give me the content of the main page http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?format=json&action=query&titles=Main%20Page&prop=revisions&rvprop=content
 
# Other APIs
 
# Other APIs
 
#* every API is different, so read the documentation!
 
#* every API is different, so read the documentation!

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