I recently asked about HTTP Requests and found out it could be done with either a Socket or with the HTTP package. The reason I asked is that I would like to connect to Blackboard (Course Management System). I would like Bb to launch a Maple worksheet or maplet and then Maple to be able to insert grades into the Bb gradebook. Does anyone know how to do that?
This morning I found that Bb can also communicate via WSDL, SOAP and HTTP using a Blackboard PowerLink. Has anyone written a Blackboard PowerLink for Maple? I'm also planning to post this query at the Blackboard Powerlinks Developers Network
The web pages I looked at are
In addition I found that Bb can communicate using a Blackboard Building Block. Has anyone written a Blackboard Building Block for Maple?
The web page is
Thanks for any suggestions.