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Uber recently abandoned its monolithic codebase in favour of a modular, flexible and scalable microservices architecture. As this ecosystem of Uber microservices has grown, Emily Reinhold explains some of the design and architectural decisions Uber engineers made, and what they mean to the company.
Autodesk announced several updates to the Forge platform including the release of three new APIs; Data Management API, Model Derivative API, and 3D Print API. The company also announced that 3D Robotics (3DR), MakeTime and Seebo are the initial investees of the Autodesk Forge Fund.
Leftronic, a data visualization platform provider, has launched a new tool that can retrieve, transform, and visualize data from any HTTP API. Fetch can be used to retrieve data from third-party APIs in the event that specific API data is not already available from existing Leftronic integrations.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Auto, Music, Visualizations, and Monitoring. Featured today are CloudViz APIs which can be used to generate diagram images from DOT based graph descriptions. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Google has announced Material Design Lite (MDL). MDL applies the material design specification, released last year, to websites. MDL brings the material design look and feel.
We've added 6 APIs to the directory today in Visualizations, Motion, and Payments categories, among others. Also added are client libraries for Nike, MyFitnessPal and DuckDuckGo.
At the Solid conference, which focuses on the Internet of Things, Ammunition co-founder Robert Brunner discussed the design of smart everyday things.
We’ve added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Healthcare, Authentication, and eCommerce, among others. Also added were client libraries for the Instagram API.
GitHub has announced support for Jupyter, including Jupyter notebook rendering and the ability for Jupyter users to leverage GitHub collaborative features.
Pagination is an important element for many projects dealing with large data sets as a way to make the volume of information more manageable and navigable. This tutorial by Relly Rivlin on the Backand blog shows followers how to paginate their data using ng-grid for AngularJS.
We've added 7 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Extraction, Big Data, and Mapping categories, among others. Also added are several Google BigQuery SDKs.
New platform gives developers access to platform to create data visualizations using Open APIs that provide direct access to indexing engine
Microsoft has helped UK indie-pop artist Neon Hitch build a personal API for her fans that she hopes will encourage more young girls to get involved in computer programming.
Facebook released a new iOS app that lets you demo prototypes made with Facebook's free design tool Origami on iPhones and iPads.
FindTheBest.com improves synidcated agent listings, and adds a property listing API complete with interactive property data and market visualizations.
Mozilla has added virtual reality functionality to the core of its Firefox Nightly builds, moving Mozilla closer to its goal of including VR capabilities in the mainstream Web.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum built its entire digital experience on an API. The API was built on top of the museum's massive design collection site.