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Netflix Shutters Its Public API 59

esarjeant (100503) writes "I guess it shouldn't come as a total surprise, but Netflix has gone from not issuing new developer keys to announcing the entire [public API] program will be shut down. It's a real shame they are going to be taking this offline; it spurred quite a bit of innovation for the Netflix service. For major sites that have already gone live it sounds like Netflix will let them keep going, but if you're looking to build the next FeedFliks, then you better look elsewhere."
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Netflix Shutters Its Public API

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  • Re:So long... (Score:5, Informative)

    by SydShamino (547793) on Saturday June 14, 2014 @11:06AM (#47236621)

    The link is like ten lines long. This is most of it:

    Through the process of ending the program, we will be partnering more directly with a small set of developers whose applications have proven to be the most valuable for many of our members. Those applications will continue to operate beyond November 14, 2014. The following is a list of these applications:

            Instant Watcher
            Can I Stream It?
            Instant Watch Browser for Netflix

  • by Noah Haders (3621429) on Saturday June 14, 2014 @01:32PM (#47237225) is super awesome. You can search netflix, amazon, hbo, iTunes, and others all at once. Also, you can see all the most popular movies on all services in one place. You should try it!

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