The latest news on the API economy
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Application Development, Payments, and Home Automation. Included in the new additions is Heroku Connect API from Salesforce. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.
Article highlighting the top 10 Games APIs on ProgrammableWeb. The APIs that made it to our top 10 Games APIs list provide a wide range of capabilities including retrieving video game data, game monetization, video game streaming and recording, video game reviews, video game modding, and much more.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the Healthcare, Library, and Caching categories, among others. Included is BaasBox API, which allows developers to integrate a free, open source, mobile back-end platform. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.
Aerohive launched a new API-driven platform that pulls data from Wi-Fi networks for use by various business applications. The platform includes a number of APIs, primarily around location, identity, and monitoring. The platform exchanges data with both network devices and end user devices.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Recognition, Products, and Calendars. Included are two APIs from Ditto Labs, which uses machine learning technology to allow users to analyze social media posts about their brands. Here's a summary of what is new.
Google has announced the release of Android Studio 2.0 integrated development environment which includes a new Instant Run feature and incremental builds support. The Android Studio 2.0 release also includes previews of a new GPU Profiler tool and Android Emulator featuring a new user interface.
Long a proven revenue channel for content publishers that have good visitor traffic, affiliate programs have always been subject to content growing stale. APIs allow merchants to supply real-time data to publishers and this article looks at how APIs are serving affiliate marketing programs today.
The popular microservices architecture for applications distributes small tasks among a suite of independently-deployable services that work in conjunction to create a larger application. This style relies on service discovery on dynamic systems, as discussed in this microservices overview.
Skyscanner is a travel search site that helps users find flight, hotel and car rental deals anywhere in the world. This has led to considerable growth in website traffic, but it is the free access the company provides to its APIs that is generating interest from travel startups.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Location, Events, Marketplace, and Travel. We have highlighted the APIs here, including four more APIs from TipsGo, which helps developers make accurate money management mobile applications.
Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Images, Government, and Natural Language Processing. A highlight of today's new APIs is the U.S. Department of Labor Sweat & Toil API, which provides data on child labor. Here, we summarize the new additions.
HelloSign, an eSignature solution, announced today a completely revamped eSigning experience, hoping to make it easier to electronically sign documents from anywhere on any device. The new eSignature signing experience offers features like progress tracking during document signing.
Runscope provides tools to simplify the management of API testing. The company has fine tuned its service further with the addition of the new import and export functionality, saying that users can now create, modify and version entire suites of API tests even more quickly and easily.
Instagram has announced updates that will make the platform more streamline and able to dedicate engineering resources to improving its core platforms and developing new applications. But, this comes at the expense of feed reading apps who will no longer have access to the Feed API.
Google has made a new software developer kit available for Android Wear. Chiefly, the revised SDK updates the core platform to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, implements API level 23, and employs the new permissions model, which apps will need to comply with soon. The SDK is free to download from Google.
Google wasted no time making major announcements at its Chrome Dev Summit conference. Of particular interest were new education programs, Google Play expansions, and developer manuals that reflect Google's latest tools. Google is live streaming many events throughout the conference.
We've added seven APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in several categories including Media, Energy, Products, and Messaging. Included is a set of APIs for MoEngage, which helps developers engage users via push notifications. Here is a summary of the API directory additions.
PHP is a website scripting language that makes it easier for website developers to create dynamic web pages. Developers can use PHP libraries instead of writing code to lower development time. This article looks at the 15 best PHP libraries to help developers increase their site functionality.
Google has added one of the most popular features of its consumer Google Maps product to the Google Maps API. Predictive travel time is oft-used by consumers to find best routes, and avoid traffic. Now, developers have access to the feature and can integrate the functionality into third party apps.