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Open Banking is aiming to give consumers access to real-time banking data through the use of APIs. The successful implementation of this type of system will change the way people save, borrow, spend and invest their money, as well as encourage healthy competition in the financial services industry.
With billions of IoT devices estimated to hit the market in the coming years, closed, proprietary systems can make interoperability difficult. One way the challenge can be mitigated is through open source technologies enabling connected devices to communicate with each other.
DuraSpace has announced that the Fedora community is currently working on the initial phases of drafting a Fedora RESTful API specification that is better aligned with W3C and other modern standards such as the Linked Data Platform (LDP), Memento, WebAccessControl, and Fixity on ingest.
WalmartLabs has released OneOps, a cloud management and application lifecycle management platform, as open source. OneOps is a multi-cloud application orchestrator that developers can use to quickly develop and launch applications as well as maintain them throughout the entire application lifecycle.
As Google and Oracle ready themselves for yet another court appearance in their ongoing copyright dispute, Google announced it will no longer rely on proprietary Oracle Java APIs for future versions of Android. Alternatively, Google will use Oracle's open-source version (OpenJDK) moving forward.
As data becomes more widely collected and more inventively applied to a range of industries and scenarios to drive business, this tutorial from dannyrb.com guides followers through building a simple chart that presents site traffic figures on your website using Google Analytics API.
On Tuesday, the newest version of WordPress, 4.4, was released. It features a number of standard updates, such as a new theme, that are common in new WordPress versions, but the most notable update in WordPress 4.4 is the inclusion of infrastructure for the WordPress REST API.
With so many projects being worked on in GitHub, often by multiple users, Kristopher Sandoval discusses why developers love the service. The benefits of collaborative editing, language agnostics and powerful versioning support make it difficult to find reasons not to use GitHub.
SmartBear last week announced the launch of an Open API Initiative (OAI) under The Linux Foundation which will govern the future evolution of the popular Swagger specification for describing APIs. In addition, Swagger has been rebranded as Open API Definition Format (OADF)..
Pivotal has announced the contribution of the HAWQ analytics engine and MADlib parallel machine learning library to the Apache Software Foundation.
Security of API Economy is at stake as developers are being increasingly required to bake access controls directly into Web and IoT applications
Latest open source outreach effort from IBM includes variety of education programs aimed at giving new developers exposure to Bluemix technologies.
How to become a better programmer is a tough question to answer, as it is largely subjective. However, becoming a complete programmer involves building experience across a range of development tasks, including algorithms, data structure and OOPS, to name a few, over many years.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of its City SDK. The SDK will be featured during one of the challenges at the upcoming National Day of Civic Hacking.