GData

GData (Google Data Protocol) provides a simple protocol for reading and writing data on the Internet, designed by Google. GData combines common XML-based syndication formats (Atom and RSS) with a feed-publishing system based on the Atom Publishing Protocol, plus some extensions for handling queries. It relies on XML or JSON as a data format.

Google provides GData client libraries for Java, JavaScript, .NET, PHP, Python,[1] and Objective-C.[2]

GData
Stable release
2.0.17 / April 20, 2012
Written inJava, JavaScript, .NET, PHP, Python[1] and Objective-C.[2]
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeSoftware development tools
Websitedevelopers.google.com/gdata/

Implementations

An implementation called libgdata written in C is available under the LGPL license.

 * https://git.gnome.org/browse/libgdata/tree/

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Google Data Home Page
  2. ^ a b GData Client Libraries Documentation

External links

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