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Workflows for 10Centuries and

Last Updated 18 Feburary 2017

As is shutting down, a number of people are moving onto other social networks. Two members created their own, one being 10 Centuries, which also includes a blogging/podcasting platform, the other being, which has a very similar API to ADN. Both are currently invite only, and I'm happy to share with you if you're interested.

The problem with these smaller social networks is the integrations you might find in iOS or third party services simply don't exist. The good news is: both have documented APIs. Also, apps like Workflow exist that make it easy for non-programmers to actually leverage those APIs.

The end result? I've built a few workflows in the Workflow app that will allow me to utilize both services in whatever way I can get Workflow to allow me to use them. I'm sharing them in case anyone else finds them useful. I may also update them and/or add more in the future. ​ To import these workflows into your Workflow app, which were created with Workflor version 1.7, click on the links below from your iOS device. The Workflow app should open up with the appropriate workflow and offer to install it.

There are comments in the workflows to explain what is going on. However, it takes a few steps in order to actually be able to use these workflows. Specifically, they will require you to create "apps" in 10 Centuries and Pnut. This is necessary in order to get an authorization token in order to use the workflows.

In 10 Centuries, you will need to create an application. Fill in an App Name and Description, click on Create. The screen will refresh and you'll see a Client Key below. That long hex string is what you'll copy/paste (along with your 10C credentials) into the 10C Auth workflow.

10C Apps

In PNut, you will not only have to create an application, but generate a user token. It starts with this:

Pnut Apps

Enter your app info and click create. Scroll down to the Authorize section and click on the "Authorize and Retrieve A Token" link.

Pnut Authorize Token

The only scope you should need for these workflows right now is write_message. The others should not be necessary. This could change in the future. Click on Generate Token.

Pnut Authorize Token

Copy the long string from this screen into your workflow.