Tuesday, November 07, 2006

APIs and easy linking page

Abby wrote up a page on LibraryThing's APIs and "easy linking" methods. With luck, it will give these important features more prominence.

I particularly want to plug easy-linking, which is particularly great for bloggers—letting you reference books without doing a search on LT first. Basically, you can link to a work like these:
The latter is very flexible, you can even do something like
And it guesses well what you mean—in this case Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.


Blogger Andrew said...

Brilliant, thanks Tim and Abby - I have the original blog posts bookmarked for reference, but this is better :-)

11/07/2006 6:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The thingISBN is excellent, but can it be made to go to something other than Tim's library if it does not match up with a work?


David, WIT.

11/19/2006 9:37 AM  
Blogger Tim said...

Done. It goes to the search page now.

11/19/2006 2:07 PM  

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