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The Badge API and Setting Up Badges

This actually represents almost a week's worth of work. You might ask, why am I working on something obsolete, like badges, using a computer language that is even more obsolete, like Perl, to create code for an application that will never be widely used, like gRSShopper. The answer, at this end of the process, is simple: now I really understand badges, and this allows me to thing about assessments and credentials in a much more structured way. It's like anything - you have to put in the work to become an expert on something before your opinions on the subject are based in evidence and practice. Just so with badges.

TL:DR here's the badging workflow:

Create a Badgr account. You need to go to the Badgr website and register with an account (that is, create a UserID and a password). Here's the link to create an account: https://badgr.io/signupObtain an Access Token. To make a request using an API you need to create an access code and put …

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