Community articleGetting the My Activities feed
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Get a feed of all active activities that match a specific criteria.

Discoverability

You can derive the URL from the user's service document. Find the value of the href attribute of element that contains a title element which has a value of Overview.

 

Usage notes


This returns a feed of active activities of which you are a member. The activities in the feed are the same activities that populate the My Activities view in the user interface. This feed is also the same as the Overview feed listed in your Activities service document. You can work with the activities in this feed in the same ways as you could if you retrieved them from the Overview feed in the service document. See Working with activities for more information.

Request parameters


Use one or more of the input parameters to narrow the search. Separate multiple parameters with an ampersand (&).
 






Related concepts
Working with activities programmatically

Related tasks
Getting a person's user ID in Activities

Input
Method URI Description
GET /activities/service/atom2/activities You can derive the URL from the user's service document. Find the value of the href attribute of <collection> element that contains a <title> element which has a value of Overview.
Name Type Optional Description
email
string Yes Internet email address. Specifies that you want to search for activities that you have in common with the user you specify by email address.
Format the HTTP request using the proper URL encoding. For example, the encoded form of the @ symbol is %40 as in:
adam_eventide%40garden.com
Note: Do not use this parameter if IBM® Connections is configured to prevent email addresses from being displayed. It will return an error. Use the userid parameter instead.
nodetype
enumerated Yes Filters the search results by type. Options are:
activity
bookmark (for backwards compatibility)
chat
comment (for backwards compatibility)
community_activity
email
entry
entrytemplate: Returns all entry templates associated with the activity.
file (for backwards compatibility)
reply
section
todo

Authorized values:
  • activity
  • bookmark
  • chat
  • comment
  • community_activity
  • email
  • entry
  • entrytemplate
  • file
  • reply
  • section
  • todo
page
int Yes Page number. Specifies the page to be returned. The default value is 1, which returns the first page.
priority
enumerated Yes Priority level of the activity. Option is:
medium
Returns activities identified as having a medium priority.
mediumOrHigh
Returns activities identified as having a high or medium priority.
high
Returns activities identified as having a high priority.
Authorized values:
  • medium
  • mediumOrHigh
  • high
ps
int Yes Page size. Specifies the number of entries to return per page. The default value is 10. The maximum value you can specify is 100.
public
enumerated Yes Specifies whether to include public activities in the search. Options are:
no
Does not include public activities in the search.
only
Searches only public activities.
yes
Includes public activities in the search.
Authorized values:
  • no
  • only
  • yes
search
string Yes Well-formed full text search query. Performs a text search on activity titles and descriptions.
sortBy
enumerated Yes Order in which to sort the results. Options are:
createdby
Sorts the entries alphabetically by the name of the user who created the item.
modified
Sorts the entries by the last modified date.
title
Sorts the entries alphabetically by title. The title used is the text that is displayed in the <title> element of each entry in the feed.
Note: This parameter replaces the sortfields parameter. The sortfields parameter and its associated options (createdby, lastmod, and name) are supported for backwards compatibility only; they will be deprecated in a future release.
Authorized values:
  • createdby
  • modified
  • title
sortOrder
enumerated Yes Specifies the order in which to sort the results. The options are:
asc
Sorts the results in ascending order.
desc
Sorts the results in descending order.
The default value is desc.
Use this parameter with the sortBy parameter. For example, if you want to display the results by most recently modified, specify:
sortBy=modified&sortOrder=asc
Note: This option replaces the sortorder parameter (all lowercase) parameter. The sortorder parameter and its associated options 0 (which represents ascending) and 1 (which represents descending) are supported for backwards compatibility only. They will be deprecated in a future release.
You cannot submit a mix of old and new parameters on a request. For example, if you specify sortorder=asc&sortBy=title, the default value for sortOrder (which is desc) is used instead of the value you specify.
Authorized values:
  • asc
  • desc
tag
string Yes Returns activities with the specified tag. Search by one tag at a time.
templates
enumerated Yes Specifies whether to include templates in the search. Options are:
no
Does not include templates in the search.
only
Searches only templates.
yes
Includes templates in the search.
Authorized values:
  • no
  • only
  • yes
userid
string Yes Unique ID that represents a specific person.
Output
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
200
OK. Indicates that the request was received successfully.
Examples
> GET /activities/service/atom2/activities?tag=presentation HTTP/1.1

	> Authorization: Basic ...

	> Host: activities.enterprise.example.com:9444

	> Accept: */*


Response returned by the server
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

	<feed xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"

	xmlns:app="http://www.w3.org/2007/app"

	xmlns:snx="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn"

	xmlns:os="http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/"

	xmlns:xhtml="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

	

	<generator

	uri="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn"

	version="1.0.2">IBM Connections - Activities</generator>

	<icon>https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/images/

	favicon.ico</icon>

	<logo>https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/images/

	activityLogo2x1.png</logo>

	<id>https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/atom2/

	activities?tag=presentation</id>

	<title type="text">Activity Dashboard for Amy jones11</title>

	<updated>2008-02-07T21:11:03Z</updated>

	<author>

	<name>Amy jones11</name>

	<email>amy_jones11@us.example.com</email>

	<snx:userid>937965j0-4f0c-1028-5a06-db07163b51b2</snx:userid>

	</author>

	<link

	rel="self"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/atom2/

	activities?tag=presentation"

	/>

	<link

	rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/service"

	type="application/atomsvc+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/atom2/

	service"

	/>

	<link

	rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/tag-cloud"

	type="application/atomcat+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/tags"

	/>

	<link

	rel="alternate"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	html/activities?tag=presentation"

	/>

	<os:totalResults>1</os:totalResults>

	<entry>

	<id>urn:lsid:ibm.com:oa:488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A</id>

	<title type="text">Review the presentation</title>

	<updated>2008-02-07T21:11:03Z</updated>

	<published>2008-02-07T21:07:11Z</published>

	<author>

	<name>Amy jones11</name>

	<email>amy_jones11@us.example.com</email>

	<snx:userid>937965j0-4f0c-1028-5a06-db07163b51b2</snx:userid>

	<snx:ldapid>AA4G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F46000109</snx:ldapid>

	</author>

	<contributor>

	<name>Amy jones11</name>

	<email>amy_jones11@us.example.com</email>

	<snx:userid>937965j0-4f0c-1028-5a06-db07163b51b2</snx:userid>

	<snx:ldapid>AA4G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F46000109</snx:ldapid>

	</contributor>

	<category

	scheme="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/type"

	term="activity"

	label="Activity"/>

	<category

	scheme="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/priority"

	term="1"

	label="Normal"/>

	<snx:duedate>2008-02-15T05:00:00Z</snx:duedate>

	<category term="presentation" />

	<link

	rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/member-list"

	type="application/atom+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/acl?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A"

	/>

	<link

	rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/history"

	type="application/atom+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/activity/history?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A&

	amp;tag=presentation"

	/>

	<app:collection

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/activity?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A&amp;

	tag=presentation">

	<title type="text">Review the presentation</title>

	<app:categories

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/activity/categories?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A"

	/>

	</app:collection>

	<snx:activity>488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A</snx:activity>

	<link

	rel="edit"

	type="application/atom+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/activitynode?activityNodeUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A"

	/>

	<link

	rel="self"

	type="application/atom+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	atom2/activity?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A&amp;

	tag=presentation"

	/>

	<link

	rel="alternate"

	type="application/xhtml+xml"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	html/activity/recent?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A"

	/>

	<link

	rel="alternate"

	type="text/html"

	href="https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/service/

	html/activity/recent?activityUuid=488G7F000001B1A6C9CB0FB4FB4F4600010A"

	/>

	<snx:icon>https://activities.enterprise.example.com:9444/activities/images/

	activityIcon16.gif</snx:icon>

	<content type="text"></content>

	</entry>

	</feed>