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by ljcrapo
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Emerging Technologies
Topic: API for access to member information
Replies: 4
Views: 1516

Re: API for access to member information

I have not given up hope on this. A secure API for technically savvy members to build upon would be no less secure than lcr.lds.org. That website already has some potentially useful XHR endpoints that you could take advantage of to accomplish what you'd want to, but as has been noted in another thre...
by ljcrapo
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: API for Directory Web App
Replies: 59
Views: 15672

Re: API for Directory Web App

That's exactly my point.
by ljcrapo
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: API for Directory Web App
Replies: 59
Views: 15672

Re: API for Directory Web App

Here's another thing to consider: If there are more apps available that do what we need through a secure API, I believe members will be less inclined to copy and store information in a less secure format, like a spreadsheet, and share them with people that maybe shouldn't have access anymore. People...
by ljcrapo
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: API for Directory Web App
Replies: 59
Views: 15672

Re: API for Directory Web App

russellhltn, there is another option you're not considering here. One proposal is to give us access to an API that we can develop applications against. It is possible to restrict access to the API to only applications that have gone through an approval process. That way we are empowered to build wha...
by ljcrapo
Thu May 24, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Links & Resources
Topic: API for Directory Web App
Replies: 59
Views: 15672

Re: API for Directory Web App

I would like to add to this proposal and note that if a secure API is being considered with OAuth or whatever it be, it will take time and experimentation. If it is being considered, I propose an alpha prototype be developed, backed with false data, to allow the LDSTech community to experiment and d...

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