Scriptures as a Service (API for LDS Scriptures)

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Postby mkmurray » Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:32 am

dkjorgi wrote:I remember a company who did this and to start with loads of people signed up and they used far too much time inspecting sites that didnt even use it until someone came up with the idea of having a test mode returning a notice together with the data passed (could be "1.Nephi 3:7") so once the code was in place and it was nearly up and running first then would the company inspect and enable their full license when they were satisfied everything was fine.

That's an interesting idea, worth giving some thought to.

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Postby mkmurray » Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:27 am

I don't know if this adds anything new, but it's interesting post by Tom Welch:

http://tech.lds.org/forum/showthread.php?p=19702#post19702

One can only hope this gets worked out.

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Postby mkmurray » Thu Jan 22, 2009 1:11 pm

mkmurray wrote:I don't know if this adds anything new, but it's interesting post by Tom Welch:

http://tech.lds.org/forum/showthread.php?p=19702#post19702

One can only hope this gets worked out.

This is also an interesting post by Tom Welch:

http://tech.lds.org/forum/showthread.php?p=23261#post23261

There is a version of the Book of Mormon released under public domain, but that was back in 1925 or so. However, it is a legally ok to use that content in any third-party project.

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Postby joeyday-p40 » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:21 pm

Though I'm a year late, I want to add my thumbs up to this idea. I'm the developer of the LDS Linker WordPress plugin (http://www.joeyday.com/to/lds-linker), and I'd love to be able to access the Standard Works via a RESTful API in order to enable full-text tooltips when users hover over the links the plugin generates. This feature is implemented in other WordPress plugins, such as the Holy Scripturizer (http://scripturizer.wordpress.com/), using APIs like the ESV Bible API (http://www.esvapi.org). That API is an excellent example of how an LDS Scriptures API might look, including the rules for using it so as not to violate copyrights. Anyway, my two cents. Cheers!

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Postby TeachJava-p40 » Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:55 am

tomw wrote:Not currently yet but a project to create one is in the works. Part of the issues, however, are how to control and maintain copyright on the scriptures.

Tom


What ever happened to this?

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Scripture API

Postby dlongmore » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:36 pm

This link may be of some interest if you looking for an API to access the scriptures.

http://scriptures.nephi.org/

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Community Services List of Services

Postby nielsensk » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:00 pm

All,

You can find many of the published services here. It looks like scripture search is in there as well:

https://tech.lds.org/wiki/Community_Services_List_of_Services

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Postby gavinpayne » Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:52 am

nielsensk wrote:All,

You can find many of the published services here. It looks like scripture search is in there as well:

https://tech.lds.org/wiki/Community_Services_List_of_Services


The links do not work on the wiki page... Anyone have the correct URL to go to to use this API?

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Postby gavinpayne » Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:07 am

gavinpayne wrote:The links do not work on the wiki page... Anyone have the correct URL to go to to use this API?


After a bit more looking and using Google... I came across this site that seems to be the current implementation:

http://tech.lds.org/wiki/Gospel_Library_Web_Service

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Re: Scriptures as a Service (API for LDS Scriptures)

Postby ksondere » Thu May 01, 2014 10:31 am

Speaking of other aspects of Scriptures as a Service. It would be extremly valuable I think to have the Journal as a Service.


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