Keep up to date with the latest developments, technical briefs on the platform and services, and general goings on here at the Developer Network.

  • DEVCONNECT 2018: Code Work Ahead

    Library developers, mark your calendars! DEVCONNECT 2018, OCLC's conference for developers, will be held June 4 – 6, 2018 at OCLC's headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.

  • Alexa Meets WorldCat

    The provocative statement “voice is new UI” came into vogue in 2016. I was skeptical at first, in the way many of us have become when topics trend like this. I thought to ...

  • Upcoming Changes to VIAF XML Structure

    The VIAF XML structure is changing soon to no longer include the "covers" element.

  • OCLC APIs & The New Systems Status Dashboard

    Hi everyone! This is Danny from OCLC’s Service Operations Center (SOC). I am one of four Service Delivery Managers who lead a team of analysts in the SOC all hours of the ...

  • WorldShare APIs and SSL3

    On September 10, OCLC disabled access to via the SSL3 protocol. This change did not impact access to via web browsers, but it has affected some c...

  • New OCLC System Status Dashboard

    OCLC has launched a new way to check the real-time and planned status of OCLC systems and applications, including APIs.

  • Mobile Development Part 1 - Hybrid App Authentication

    Would you like to build mobile applications against OCLC API's? We show you how to rapidly develop a hybrid app and walk through the authentication flow. Development is efficient and inexpensive because the open source PhoneGap framework has one code...

  • DEVCONNECT 2017: Dashboards and Artificial Intelligence in Libraries

    Wayne State University Libraries has been working on several projects aimed at better understanding library material usage using OCLC products and APIs. 

  • CI and Dependency Management in Ruby

    Learn about continuous integration and dependency management in the Ruby programming language

  • DEVCONNECT 2017: An Inaugural Success!

    It was a great pleasure hosting OCLC’s inaugural DEVCONNECT conference. (ICYMI, DEVCONNECT was held May 8 – 9, 2017, at the OCLC Conference Center in Dublin, Ohio.)