Delicious bookmarks counter in JavaScript

This is a script I use on a few sites to automatically count the number of
delicious links to various urls. There are a few of these that I’ve found, but
I quite like writing JavaScript like this. Also, mine will combine as many
urls as possible into a single request to the delicious API, because it’s
faster that way.

<!-- jquery -->
http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.2.6/jquery.min.js
<!-- this is md5 implemented in javascript -->
http://pajhome.org.uk/crypt/md5/md5.js


$(function() {

  // This function gets called per link, this depends on the template.
  // In my case, I'm walking up to the surrounding 'post' object, then
  // down to a pre-prepared p tag I want to populate with link data.
  // You will want to change this if you use this code.
  //
  // Markup is approximately:
  //
  //   
// .. //

//
function markup_delicious_link( element, data ) { var html = ""; html += data.total_posts + " delicious link(s)"; html += ""; element.parents(".post").find(".deliciousinfo").html(html); } // Find all links with class 'delicious' var hashes = []; var elements = {} $('a.delicious').each(function(index, link) { if ($(link).attr("href")) { // sanity check var hash = hex_md5( $(link).attr("href") ); elements[ hash ] = $(link); hashes.push( "hash=" + hash ); } }); // Make calls to the delicious feed API to get details while (hashes.length) { // delicious permit a maximum of 15 hashes per request var subsection = hashes.splice(0, 15); var url = "http://badges.del.icio.us/feeds/json/url/data?"; url += subsection.join("&") + "&callback=?"; $.getJSON( url, function(data) { for (var i=0; i

Author: Tom Insam

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