[ckan-discuss] Another PHP client for the CKAN API

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Jul 14 19:40:51 BST 2010


Jeffrey: any interest in doing a brief guest post on this for the main
OKF blog (aimed at a general audience)?

All: open offer to blog about new work on CKAN -- especially for
non-technical audience, especially regarding new features, areas where
we need feedback, etc. ;-)

All the best,


On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:03 PM, Jeffrey Barke
<jeffrey.barke at jeffreybarke.net> wrote:
>>> Let me know what you think.
>> However I do have one idea/suggestion for how to use the library:
>> making a wordpress plugin. In particular what about:
> WordPress is actually already on my to-do list. ;)
> <http://github.com/jeffreybarke/Ckan_client-PHP/blob/master/TODO>
>> a) a sidebar (or page) widget/plugin to search CKAN packages (either
>> displaying results inline or just showing a simple summary with a link
>> out to main package)
>> b) displaying a list of the top 10 packages for a given tag or group
>> in the sidebar (or show the most recently updated/added packages in
>> that tag or group ...). Again it could just  be a summary with a link
>> out to the main package page
> I think it's a great idea to start with some sidebar widgets, though ultimately I'd like the ability to add/edit packages from within WP.
> Jeffrey
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Jonathan Gray

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