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With consumers becoming more sensitive to the risks of providing their personal data online, security and quality of service have never been more important.
Steve Marx looks at the question of how many status codes an API should have. Following a pragmatic approach, he recommends a minimal number that still meets an audience’s needs.
The decision by file storage and synchronization service Dropbox to use the HTTP POST method with an API endpoint has ignited controversy.
Dropbox announces the addition of shared data stores, local data stores and data store webhooks to its Datastore API.
Code for America Accelerator startup SeamlessDocs consumes APIs to help customers integrate their document workflow processes, but uses proprietary tech to convert PDFs to XML.
To ensure that businesses can efficiently find the documents they need when they need them, cloud storage and sharing service Box recently unveiled a new advanced search API which gives customers and partners the ability to build applications with robust search capabilities.
Dropbox has announced its first developer conference: DBX. On July 9th, Dropbox will host an invited group of developers and designers to San Francisco to share ideas with developer brethren and learn about what's coming from Drobox. Although attendees must be invited, tickets are $350 and those interested can request an invitation.
DBX, the first Developer conference from Dropbox to be held this year. Create your own data visualization applications via Veteran Affairs (VA) Backlog API. Plus: Rewards Program provider Billaway launches API and 12 new APIs.
Today in APIs: Dropbox Chooser Arrives in Apps, Google Helps Businesses Move Mail to the Cloud and 15 New APIs
Dropbox Chooser is already showing up in your favorite apps. Google launches groups migration to move businesses' shared mailboxes. Plus Facebook updates its Android SDK and adds a payment tool, Amazon EC2 adds support for FreeBSD, Debian and CentOS, and 15 new APIs.
As the world shifts to computing on the cloud , or what my non tech friends call, lots of servers connected to the internet, APIs become increasingly the lingua franca or working language to communicate to and fro from these clouds. Storage in the cloud has been of the earliest use cases and one which has increasingly made sense to create secure backups at a much cheaper rate.
A new company is using the DropBox API to improve private, controlled sharing. A new Flickr API app on iPad looks gorgeous. Plus: run your own Hacker News API, what's your favorite developer portal and 12 new APIs.
Earlier this month Podio added Google Docs support. Now the collaboration platform has added another line to its file upload dialog. As we pointed out earlier, there's plenty of room for further file integrations. There is also an opportunity for Podio to expand its Podio API to allow developers to do the work for them.