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AWS already does very well in the cloud computing sphere, and they have now released an SDK for Go to add to the existing library of SDKs covering other languages. The official release adds new features to those in the developer preview stages and reduces dependency issues with Semantic Versioning.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the Cloud, Automation, Environment, and Messaging categories. Also added are SDKs for Optimal Payments, Nike+ , Commercetools, and Maventa invoicing. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist application developers.
Box expanded its Mobile SDK strategy by announcing a new Preview SDK for Android. Box's Preview SDK allows developers to collaborate and test various features without downloading content or installing desktop apps. The SDK supports over 120 file types; including audio, video, image and more.
We've added several APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Mapping, Rewards, Science, and Manufacturing. Several APIs were added from Skyscanner, which provides a travel search engine that returns flight price comparisons for hundreds of airlines. Here's a summary.
SoundHound's Hound app allows users to ask complex questions and get an accurate answer really fast. The app combines voice recognition and language understanding functionality to achieve this. The Houndify API allows developers to integrate it in to their own apps and hardware creations.
Microsoft announced a number of new API features within its Project Oxford artificial intelligence platform. The Face API was updated with facial hair and smile prediction. Other tools were officially opened up for public beta (e.g. spell check, CRIS, video editing, and more).
We've added six APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today including APIs for Agriculture, Nutrition, Screenshots, and other categories. Additionally, four SDKs for use with Synapse Payments have recently been listed in the SDKs and Libraries portion of the directory. Here's a look at what's new.
The stock photo site Unsplash recently launched APIs that grant users access to the site's entire library of over 30,000 high quality images. The API comes in two flavors: Unsplash Source and an entire JSON API. Unsplash launched a few years ago as a basic Tumblr blog.