Jeff Croft

I’m a product designer in Seattle, WA. I recently worked at Simply Measured, and previously co-founded Lendle.

Some of my past clients include Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and the University of Washington.

I’ve authored two books on web and interactive design and spoken at dozens of conferences around the world.

I’m currently accepting contract work and considering full-time opportunities.

Link // 05.29.2008 // 12:42 PM // 2 Comments

OEmbed - An Open Standard for Embedded Content

Leah Culver announces a new open standard for getting the URL to embedded content via an API endpoint. Smart. Currently supported by Flickr, Viddler, Qik, Pownce, Revision3 and Hulu. Vimeo and Blip.tv are working on implementations, as well.

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  1. 001 // Justin Lilly // 05.29.2008 // 2:27 PM

    You might also be interested to know that Eric Florenzano wrote a django tool to do much the same thing, which you can find on gCode: http://code.google.com/p/django-…

  2. 002 // bec // 05.30.2008 // 6:48 PM

    This is a very useful idea, but I found that this response on oEmbed’s RESTfulness made a lot more sense:

    http://www.backdrifter.com/2008/…

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