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By using Best Buy’s APIs, subsidiary CowBoom is able to streamline the task of merchandising revalued inventory and offer their customers a better service.
By allowing companies to harness the huge amounts of customer information that gets collected, APIs become a powerful tool for competitive advantage.
Actionable Notifications drive interactions with users without the need to open the full application. Their use on Apple Watch can reduce the need to use the iPhone.
StoryCorps used the WordPress API and PhoneGap to create a website and companion apps that allow users to tell and publish the stories of their lives directly from a smartphone.
The IoT is connecting devices in a way never thought possible, and it is all down to the power and speed of APIs, their scalability, and the imaginations of developers.
The key to a complete digital health ecosystem is the security and interoperability of consumer health data through the use of APIs.
Bill Brantley looks at the Department of Labor's API page, claiming it as an example of an API provider doing the four important functions necessary when writing API documentation.
As the IoT space continues to grow and mature, many companies are rolling out platforms for connecting devices to the cloud. Here are 7 startups doing just that.
Red Canary announces the open sourcing of its Python API, CbApi2. This provides easy and more efficient access to Carbon Black data.
Hackathons are currently common, but that doesn’t mean they are universally popular. The reasons for this are varied but relevant.
Guardian’s Content API team documented their recent upgrading of Elasticsearch by several major versions, which included locating and fixing an API performance issue.
The accessibility, versatility and power of frameworks have led them to be widely considered as the new building blocks of programming.
Current IIoT enviornments support any number of data-connectivity standards. Andrew Foster provides some compelling reasons for why this may not be changing in the near future.
There is a big focus on using APIs for data communication as part of the health IT ecosystem, but the technology should not be counted on if it is not yet ready to handle the work.
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.