REST API• Good • Less good• Server-side • Need to know the API • Need to build everything
BEST OF BOTHYou can exchange token from an API to the other says Sarah.
REQUIRES USER AUTHYou can only call the API through an
POWER TO THE API• Proﬁle API: Standard vs Public• Proﬁle ﬁelds: So many it’s insane.• Connections API: Usually way enough info.• People Search: The Power of facets.• Groups API, Social stream, Invitation (friend-only)• Jobs API: Bookmarks and suggestions.
PLAY BY THE HOFFMAN RULES• NoLinkedIn data can be stored (except proﬁles if explicit)• Data from one users LinkedIn account/network may not be exposed to another user• Youcannot use the APIs in conjunction with data scraped by you or other third parties from LinkedIn