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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.
Digital maps and mapping platforms are very popular these days. This article features the top 10 most popular mapping APIs on ProgrammableWeb.
XOData is an API exploration and visualization tool that helps developers understand the entities and resources available in an API using the OData standard.
A new international data hackathon event series aims to encourage developers to use APIs to create smart city applications.
The UK Treasury is looking into banking API standardization as it tries to keep up with global pace.
The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is realigning its online search tools to an API architecture — meaning developers can start accessing data via open API.
Google recently informed Maps Coordinate users that the service will deprecate in January 2016. Google wants to migrate business users to the Maps for Work portfolio.
The US and the UK announced an upcoming "Cambridge v. Cambridge" Hackathon. The hackathon will pit MIT and University of Cambridge cyber security experts against each other.
Often viewed as a technological laggard, the US Government is breaking the mold when it comes to APIs one agency at at time.
Apps For Europe, a support network for turning ideas for data-based apps into viable businesses, is running a competition to find the best open data applications and startups in Europe.
Amazon recently released Amazon Maps API version 2.0. The mapping API has long enabled developers to add maps to their apps for Amazon’s Fire Tablets and the Fire Phone.
The city of Seoul is set to host “Global Hackathon Seoul” next summer. The first government-sponsored hackathon in South Korea aims to attract developers from around the world.