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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.
Last year Dropbox announced a preview of the new Dropbox API v2. The new version simplified the Dropbox developer experience. In hopes to move toward a more simplified platform, Dropbox also announced deprecation of its Sync and Datastore APIs.
Pusher has announced an enhanced "Sandbox" plan to its tiered pricing program. The original Sandbox version permitted 20 concurrent connections, and 100,000 messages per day. Now, the plan allows 100 concurrent connections and 200,000 messages per day. The move is aimed to attract new developers.
Although some developers may be unaware of the prevalence of real-time APIs, they are already used by some of the world’s most popular providers. This post by Phill Leggetter for the Pusher Blog discusses five reasons why API providers should embrace a real-time API to add more value to users.
Box announced the general availability of its new Box Developer Platform. The platform provides the ability to create third party apps directly in the Box ecosystem.
Amazon has announced the availability of Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine designed to be highly scalable and extremely fast.
IoT agile platform Flowthings.io is building out a real-time data ingestion and complex event processing platform using REST APIs, Webhooks and WebSocket for data distribution.
Google Cloud Storage Nearline goes GA with Save and Switch program, On Demand I/O and Cloud Storage Transfer Service to ease migration.
3DIAX platform offers secure storage and developer tools, via API, as well as full access to Authentise's Design Streaming and Print Monitoring tools for 3D files.
In an effort toward greater support for developers — and API developers in particular — MapQuest has released a raft of substantial changes over the last couple of months.
Restlet and Streamdata.io partnership enables real-time data streaming for any RESTful API, decreasing bandwidth requirements by up to 66 times.
We've added 6 APIs to the directory today in Email, Storage, and Collaboration categories, among others. Also added were client libraries for Amazon MWS and CareerBuilder APIs.
Google has enabled a new feature to the Google Calendar API that enables users to attach Google Drive files to an event. A simple two-step process adds any Drive file to an event.
Thanks to a new deal between the NFL and Sportradar US, on-field performance data for players will be available thanks to a new API and RFID chips in shoulder pads.
Dropbox has released a new API endpoint that allows file uploads using only a URL. Similar to Dropbox Saver, the endpoint eliminates the need for file download.
Dropbox made numerous announcements last week aimed at the enterprise and developer communities. Integration, security and administration are key to new releases.
We've added 7 APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in Health, Sales, and Storage categories, among others. Also added: a Node.JS wrapper for Jammin API platform.