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A look at the new U.S. General Servisces Administration's Digital Registry API which compiles all 6,000+ social media accounts managed by U.S. Government agencies, and a look at six ways external developers can make use of the API to build innovative products and create new analytics services.1
AdWords Scripts gives developers a powerful tool for automating the management and reporting of AdWords campaigns from an embedded IDE within the AdWords UI. This tutorial teaches followers how to build an API wrapper for making calls to an external API, in this case, the HuffPost Pollster API.
Today's developers have a vast array of databases and APIs upon which to build their products. Developing a data extraction framework for integrating the various data sources that can survive changes over time is a challenge however. This article looks at best practices for such integrations.
We've added six APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Reputation, Tools, Notifications, and Healthcare. We've also added several SDKs for use with Orchestrate.io, a Database-as-a-service for application developers. Here's a rundown of the new additions.
Google has long fielded complaints of sign-in requirements associated with Google Play Games. The Google+ requirement and multiple sign-ins required for multiple games has been a hotbed of frustration. Google announced the end of both requirements as part of a Google Play Games API model change.
A brand new iOS messaging/social app called Peach has rocketed in popularity since launching last Friday. A developer has reverse engineered the Peach API and created clients for Swift and Mac. The clients have been posted on GitHub for developers interested in using the undocumented Peach API.
When it comes to learning computer programming, Ruby is often singled out as a good place to start. It's creator wanted to improve programmer productivity while making programming more fun, and this has led to its relative simplicity, making it a good language to start with.
The steps in this Guide from Google shows followers how to build a simple command-line application in Node.js that makes calls to the Google Apps Script Execution API. Using this Quickstart you could easily build a simple Node.js application that makes calls to the Google Apps Script Execution API.
A number of ad tech sources reported that Snapchat has engaged select ad partners for an advertising API development. Snapchat declined to comment, but many have anticipated an advertising API from Snapchat. While an ad API makes sense, Snapchat has an unfortunate history with API vulnerabilities.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Motion, Notifications, and eCommerce. Also new to the directory, are several SDKs for use with Pocket, App.net and Monitis APIs. Here's a summary of the new additions and how they can aid developers.
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 Apps Script Execution API gives access to Apps Script projects, this tutorial show followers how to build a PHP CLI that makes requests to the Execution API. PHP is the general-purpose scripting language whose uses have spread beyond building dynamic web pages to include a range of operations
The new 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s adds powerful new features to apps that enhance the user experience. This case study discusses how Instagram embraced the related APIs.
Bugsnag, an automated error monitoring platform, has announced a major new release designed to help developers more easily identify and resolve errors in their applications.
MuleSoft has announced that the MuleSoft Enterprise Anypoint Platform now features automatic SDK generation via integration with APIMATIC.
This Quickstart Guide from Google Developers Blog shows followers how to build a simple CLI in Python that is able to make calls to the Google Apps Script Execution API.
In this tutorial, learn how to build an Android app that makes requests to Google’s Execution API to communicate with web apps built on Google’s cloud-based Apps Script language.