LinkedIn 'Javascript Platform' Help Build the Professional Web

LinkedIn, today opens up full access to their new platform for building the professional web."The new Javascript platform will help make integrating LinkedIn faster and more powerful. In addition to support for OAuth 2.0 and Javascript APIs, this release also includes new Plugins -- self-contained features that can be customized and embedded on your website […]

LinkedIn, today opens up full access to their new platform for building the professional web.

"The new Javascript platform will help make integrating LinkedIn faster and more powerful. In addition to support for OAuth 2.0 and Javascript APIs, this release also includes new Plugins -- self-contained features that can be customized and embedded on your website with minimal effort. Within minutes, you can now enhance your site with LinkedIn's professional network," stated LinkedIn.

The plugins include:

  • Sign In with LinkedIn, makes it easier for users to authenticate or register for your site using their LinkedIn identity
  • Share button, enables users to share your website with LinkedIn's professional audience
  • Member Profile, brings LinkedIn profiles to your site
  • Full Member Profile, brings larger, more detailed LinkedIn profiles to your site
  • Company Profile, displays key company info at-a-glance
  • Company Insider, shows rich company data from several different views
  • Recommend button, enables users to recommend your products and drive traffic back to you

To get you hands-on -- just head over to developer.linkedin.com.

[Source: LinkedIn]