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The Google Maps team unveiled a Maps API checker that uncovers API pitfalls. The checker functions as a Chrome Extension and displays identified issues in a browser's address bar.
Popular to-do list app Wunderlist has announced it will publicly launch its API this year. This API strategy complements a number of new features and a specific enterprise focus.
Real-time music aggregator Musikki has recently releases its Music API. This API gives third-party access to “IMDB of music.”
Hartcat released a completely rebuilt version of its asset tracking solution. At the core of its release lies API access to its core functionality.
LucyBot has launched a tool that creates cookbooks for APIs. The cookbooks cut down on the amount of cross-language programming education needed to ramp up on a new API.
XOData is an API exploration and visualization tool that helps developers understand the entities and resources available in an API using the OData standard.
Sidecar announced same-day package delivery alongside its existing ride-sharing services. Sidecar expects "People + Packages" to represent half its revenue by the end of the year.
Extra transit information and fare prices are now included in Google Maps APIs, bringing increased API functionality previously only accessible from the Google Maps Android app.
EBay officially deprecated certain Shopping API calls in 2011; however, the API has continued to respond. At the end of February, three API calls will cease to function.
Zend, the provider of the most widely used PHP application development platform, is moving to apply those capabilities to several application development frameworks based on PHP.
Public Transport Victoria is set to release arrival APIs for the Australian state's buses and trams, meaning real-time updates on public transport services.
Apigee plans to extend the reach of Apigee 127 to include Java and, by extension, a wider range of platforms in and out of the cloud.
Yelps extends its API to the Department of Transportation's SaferRide app, offering potential drunk drivers convenient suggestions on local taxi services.
Google is closing Freebase, a community-curated database of well-known people, places, and things, and providing a tool that will enable its data to be imported into the Wikidata project.