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Breakfast Topic: Choosing the best mob noise in game {WoW}

Mar 27th 2009 11:10AM this one too! first time I heard it I thought it was something in the house, after waiting for it to happen and turning down my volume did I realize it was in game

Breakfast Topic: Choosing the best mob noise in game {WoW}

Mar 27th 2009 10:52AM I personally love the things Felguards say when they are summoned.

Farming Chilled Meat and Borean Leather in Northrend {WoW}

Jan 26th 2009 4:04PM BEST place for chilled meats

fast respawn, large groups

I was able to get 2 stacks of 20 in about 10 minutes

killin baby seals FTW

Blizzard puts advertising on the WoW front page {WoW}

Jan 23rd 2009 1:41PM thank you firefox and addblock

Felicia Day teaches Jimmy Fallon about World of Warcraft {WoW}

Jan 22nd 2009 2:43PM Jimmy Fallon still isn't funny.

Happy Loot-idays from WoW Insider: Day one {WoW}

Dec 22nd 2008 4:39PM GIMME FREE STUFFS

Creating an open source WoW database {WoW}

Dec 8th 2008 2:02PM only problem with an open DB is there will be people out there who will intentionally try to corrupt the data, I am sure this happens with wowhead, etc but with their client they can help weed it out.

not saying it isn't possible, I'd like to hear more

Armory updated to include stats and achievements {WoW}

Nov 26th 2008 2:28PM the link in the article

I read through that article and the links it provides (to NCSoft's Dungeon Runners) does not offer any type of "API". In fact, it seemed more like a way to get you to the site to "try" it.

Bait and switch?

I think terming it an "API" is a bit misleading. It would imply that Blizz put in place functions that you can call to get data from the Armory. This is what Google and Facebook and such provide.

What they (Dungeon Runners) may have done is to scrape the data and then turn around and provide it in an API type manner.

This is something I found awhile back

It's a PHP function that pulls data from the Armory site by player name and realm. It uses the PHP SimpleXML parser. This was originally written for Lhivera's Mage Theorycraft-o-matic. I left the info in the head that gives credit where it is due.

If you look at the code you can see how it stores some of the player data into an array. If you are familiar with PHP and XML you should be able to extrapolate how to get the remaining data.

WoW Insider's guide to the dungeons of Wrath {WoW}

Nov 26th 2008 1:41PM yet another reason to use firefox, I've yet had a problem with ads on this site

First episode of the second season of The Guild now live {WoW}

Nov 25th 2008 3:30PM wow, how bad is the MSN video site...

it's plain AWFUL