Monthly Archives: May 2011

Making Requests to XML API via Curl

I’m working on a UPS shipping class and wanted to get a feel for the UPS API before I started writing any code.  I decided to use cURL to to test.  Anyways, here’s how you format a request to an XML API via Curl / command line (Specifically, the UPS Address Validation API): curl -v [...]

Posted in Programming, XML, cURL | 2 Comments

What Cycling Taught Me About Teamwork Yesterday

I’ve done 3 rides now with a group of guys in Cookeville who are all pretty serious.  A few of them even ride professionally.  The first day, I finished dead last, though I stuck with one guy for most of the ride.  The second time, I did a little better.  It really started to hit [...]

Posted in Cycling, Programming | 4 Comments