The premise is this: you're writing or reading about (insert web 2.0 service here)'s new developer API, and you want to either test it, or quickly consume it without waiting for someone to write an official client for it. Huzzah! Bricklayer to the rescue. In just a few lines, you can be pulling the info you need.
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