Posts by Brian Miller

Brian Miller is the Director of Engineering and is also the most pedantic person at the office, which is saying something. That skill makes him great at ensuring our products support the standards, which is precisely what he spends his days doing.

Deep Dive: Activity

Anecdotally, the most common question asked when starting down the xAPI development road is: "How do I get/create an activity ID?" It seems the simplest place to start with xAPI is sending a simple statement, and when showing xAPI to someone new we often start…

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Deep Dive: Verbs

Experience API Deep Dive: Verbs In continuing with our "Anatomy of a xAPI Statement" series, here's the next installment — verbs. In this post, I'll tell you a lot about how verbs work with the Experience API. If you have any questions at all, please…

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Deep Dive: Actor/Agent

Does a statement get recorded in an LRS if there is no one there to experience it? The Problem with Abstractions The Experience API is designed for recording information about experiences, but one of the assumptions is that someone, or a group of someones, has…

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