ProgrammableWeb tracks the latest API news to keep you on top of the API economy
Searching: No Search Term , Filtered By Article Type: "News"
Thomson Reuters has launched Open PermID, a free service providing access to the company’s massive core entity data set. Open PermID features bulk downloads and hypermedia APIs.
Google Container Engine is now available in General Availability. The fully managed service provides a way for organizations to run container clusters in Google Cloud.
In an effort to dissuade developers from including in-app purchases and to help developers monetize apps, Amazon launched Amazon Underground.
Netflix has released a developer preview of its data fetching library known as Falcor. Falcor is used to power Netflix's UIs and is now open source.
Runscope has updated and relaunched its API. The new API fully automates API testing. The entire Runscope feature set is integrated with existing infrastructure.
Yahoo added a handful of features to the main toolset developers use for interacting with its online content and services--most notably Tumblr.
Mozilla announced a number of add-on development tools for its Firefox browser. Among the announcements, the WebExtension API simplifies cross-browser extension development.
In a recent forum post, a Blizzard contact indicated that an API would soon be released for Hearthstone. Developers have long requested an API to the popular digital card game.
Automating API discovery and integrating APIs into management workflows is becoming easier with a new generation of tools like AWS’s API Gateway Swagger Importer Tool.
On Friday, Twitter cut off API access to Diplotwoops and Politwoops, services that bring to light tweets deleted by politicians, diplomats and embassies.
International civic tech startup DataLook is hosting a replication marathon to encourage local reuse of 10 projects to highlight the potential of open source for civic good.
Developers looking to spice up their Android Wear watch face apps may want to take a gander at a new API released by Google that makes watch faces interactive.
The new Bing-related API from Microsoft will let developers integrate Bing search directly into their own apps, which touts the benefit of keeping users engaged.
Security Fabric from CloudLock makes it simpler for developers to secure their applications by invoking REST APIs to embed security functions.
With job openings increasing by double-digit percentages every year, it has seemingly never been a better time to be a developer, but salary and work environments can vary.