We needed to post LinkedIn updates in our gwt based application. LinkedIn-J is a java wrapper over LinkedIn API’s. We used this to post LinkedIn updates in our application.
We have also used signpost-core. It stands for simple oauth messages signing for java.
It exoposes a simple interface to sign HTTP requests using a given OAuth token and secret.
For getting this work we downloaded linkedin-j and signpost-core from the following location.
You can paste this jar in lib directory of your java based GWT application. Now our project is ready for using linkedin-j libraries.
Now the next step for calling any API method is to create the API client using the api key, api secret, access token, token secret.
Thats it! now you can interact with linkedin.
All the methods in the library are divided into these categories.
1.To send updates on linkedIn profiles.
To fetch the profile of a person by ID.
To get connections of the current user:
4.Network Updates API
To fetch network updates of the current user: