Hacking Netflix - Netflix APIs

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Presented in the Lightning Rounds at the 2008 Ajax Experience. Rapid tour through the Netflix API and some examples of using the APIs in the first Netflix Hack Day. See http://developer.netflix.com for more information.

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Hacking Netflix - Netflix APIs

  1. hacking netflix lightning tour of the netflix public api Bill Scott Director, UI Engineering Ajax Experience ‘08 1
  2. the team* *These guys get the credit (I am just the one talking about it :-) clockwise from top-right: Anuradha Sonvane, Priya Poolavari, JR Conlin, Adam Durfee, Michael Hart, Team, Jeff Marsh, Michael Cohen 2
  3. hard to hack with just rss 3
  4. still some innovated 4
  5. and some innovated via scraping! Media Center Player 5
  6. very hard to maintain 6
  7. public api widgets rest feeds 7
  8. widgets 8
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  11. rest api 11
  12. rest api title search. title details. queue mgmt. ratings. title states. autocomplete search. synopsis. directors. cast. formats. title search. basic recommendations. people search. people details. filmography. member ratings. member history. member reviews. previews. member queues. 12
  13. api.netflix.com catalog users titles people user rental recom- title autocomplete index person queues title_states ratings history mendations filmography title synopsis disc instant at_home formats awards available available received actual cast saved saved watched predicted directors screen formats languages & audio similars previews seasons episodes web page official web page 13
  14. api.netflix.com catalog users titles people user rental recom- title autocomplete index person queues title_states ratings history mendations filmography title synopsis disc instant at_home formats awards available available received actual cast saved saved watched predicted directors screen formats languages & audio similars previews seasons episodes web page official web page 14
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  17. api.netflix.com catalog users titles people user rental recom- title autocomplete index person queues title_states ratings history mendations filmography title synopsis disc instant at_home formats awards available available received actual cast saved saved watched predicted directors screen formats languages & audio similars previews seasons episodes web page official web page 17
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  19. feeds 19
  20. feeds personalized. more secure. recent dvd adds. recent instant watch adds. instant queue. recent ratings. movies at home. recommendations. move reviews. public feeds. top 100. new releases. new instant watch. last weeks top instant. last 3 months top instant. top 25 in 20 genres. available via rest api. 20
  21. standards rest. rss. atom. xml. json. oauth. javascript. amg movie ids. tms (TV) ids. 21
  22. hack day Q3’08 (exercising the apis) 22
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  24. Degrees of Separation Credit: Gib Biddle, Juliana Diaz, Brian Cox 24
  25. Chat with Netflix Bot Credit: Sudhir Tonse 25
  26. Movie filtering, finding on a 3D wall Credit: Navin Prasad, Chris Smith, Steven Dreyer 26
  27. Mood based recommendations Credit: Todd Yellin, Kim Trott, Evers Ding, Shelby LaBadie 27
  28. Bollywood Movie Finding for Instant Watch [ie8 accelerator] Credit: Priya Poolavari, Anu Sonvane 28
  29. Suggestions from other member movie lists 29
  30. Blackberry app iPhone native app for adding movies to for managing instant Queue playlist Credit: Max Spivak; Adrian Cockcroft, Jian Wu 30
  31. IE8 Netflix Accelerator Credit: Bill Scott 31
  32. http://developer.netflix.com 32

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