How to Integreate your site with Linked in Apis using Java ?
In a few simple steps, you can start building LinkedIn into your site:
1. Request an API Key . You need to add your application by login into https://www.linkedin.com/secure/developer
Application details preview looking like this:
3. Download the Beta OAuth Signpost code: click here to download
4.After extracting above zip file,Edit LinkedInAuthentication.java and modify Your LINKEDIN_API_KEY,LINKEDIN_SECRET_KEY generated at first step.
5.Compile above sources by keeping commons-codec-1.3.jar,signpost-core-1.1-SNAPSHOT.jar in classpath.
6.Setup JEE web structure and deploy it on J2EE Web/App Server
7.Open browser and send request to url: http://localhost:8080/YOUR_DOC_ROOT/logon/
8.Above url will call LogonServlet servlet,it will ask you to Grant your application access to your Linkedin account by signing in:
9. If your username | password valid,then it allows you to show XML responses ,you can further use these details to your application.