Thanks for sharing Justin! Ill add these to the featured content area listing the community connectors.
If you could get it to pull all of your tracks, not just the last 5000, I'd be ecstatic. 5000 tracks is only a couple months for me, so it wouldn't get me very far in determining trends in my music listening. I've scrobbled over 68k tracks in the last decade and I'd really like to be able to see me musical evolution that way.
Thanks for posting this. I went and got a Last.fm API key and adjusted the HTML and posted it to a web server. When I put the link in the web connector in Tableau it gives me the 'The URL point to a web site, not a web data connector..." error.
The menu choices come up but when I put my lastfm user name in and click the 'Get Listening Data' button nothing happens. Any ideas what I may be doing wrong?
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What version of Tableau are you running?
Let me know if that helps at all.
Thanks for the quick feedback. Changing the WDC API reference got it to work. I also activated you 10,000 records options just to see what it would do and it actually worked. I am going to play around with additional record values to see how far I can go. I will post the results.
Any suggestions about resolving this error if the WDC API is already using 1.1.1? My connector works fine in the Simulator. I'm on Tableau Desktop 9.2
I am using Desktop 9.2.6 and all it took was changing the WDC API. Are you getting the same error I got before the API change?
I am going to keep adding levels to the web connector but so far I have tested both a 25K and 50K download and both succeeded. Going to bump it up to 100K next. Currently I am at about 102K scrobbles so I won't be able to test on my own data much above that.
Are you on the latest maintenance patch of Tableau Desktop? It's possible that upgrading could solve your problem.
I have tested 100K scrobbles on my own account and was able to download 200K on a friends id who has been using Last.fm a lot longer than I have. Both worked without issue.
I know this is a very old thread but I am trying to do this as a personal project and was not able to successfully setup the API. Please note that I am not very verse with code.
All I have done is the following:
On this file - lastfmRecentTracksWDC
1. Added my API key here on line 23 apiKey=
2. Changed line 6 from ../js/tableauwdc-1.1.0.js to src="https://community.tableau.com/external-link.jspa?url=https%3A%2F%2Fconnectors.tableau.com%2Flibs%2Ftableauwdc-1.1.1.js"
3. Saved the file and added it onto my GitHub - ruyaguilar/LastFMNew
4. Pasted this link onto the web connector on tableau LastFMNew/lastfmRecentTracksWDC.html at master · ruyaguilar/LastFMNew · GitHub
5. Get error the url points to website not web connector
Any help will be greatly appreciated.