Profiles API
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 16, 2015
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The Profiles application of IBM® Connections is a directory of the people in your organization. You can use it to find the information you need to form and encourage effective networks. In addition to basic information, Profiles catalogs skills such as technical expertise, familiarity with foreign languages, and areas of interest.

Profiles implements the following types of APIs:

Subscription

Profiles implements the Atom Syndication Format (Atom 1.0) to serve up Atom feeds that you can use in your applications to search for and retrieve information from any of the profiles created by the people in your organization.

Publishing

Profiles provides a set of feeds and Service Documents that implement the Atom Publishing Protocol. You can use these publishing APIs in your applications to interact with the Profiles application. When interacting with your own profile, you can retrieve even more detailed information about it, and you can also update it.