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Realm has announced the release of Realm version 1.0 which includes an updated Realm API, fine-grained notifications, and support for Apple’s Swift language. The company also announced that Realm now provides technology infrastructure to applications used by one billion people and businesses.
Google has updated the APIs for Google Sheets and Google Slides, giving developers access to advanced tools such as image recognition, speech recognition, location and maps, and email and calendaring. Together with the Classroom API, enterprise developers have far more control over business apps.
Social learning platform A Cloud Guru helps cloud professionals learn and prepare for AWS certification exams. The platform grew to 40,000 users within 6 months, and its founders attribute that growth to their serverless approach that has influenced the mindset of the entire company.
Google announced a complete rebuild of its Cloud Datastore API. The update provides an entirely new platform for cross-platform access to its NoSQL database. Google reports better performance and reliability during tests of the new offer. v1beta2 will remain available for 6 months.
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.
Pivotal has announced the contribution of the HAWQ analytics engine and MADlib parallel machine learning library to the Apache Software Foundation.
The Pearson Student Coding Contest is open and accepting proposals. I'll be participating as a judge in this contest aimed at undergrads building apps to improve online learning.
We've added 7 APIs to the directory today in Education and Banking categories, among others. Also added, client libraries for YouTube and Amazon Product Advertising APIs.
Smoke Reports released an API for access to the cannabis industry's largest product database. Data includes seed company, strain, producer, product and batch.
Amazon has announced the availability of Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine designed to be highly scalable and extremely fast.
Smart lighting system, Digital Lumens, has released an API to allow customers to integrate movement sensors and lighting controls into their own building management applications.
Six APIs have been added to the directory including one for Mozilla's virtual reality project. Also added are many client libraries provided by Diffbot for use with Diffbot APIs.
The SkyPrep API provides access to easy-to-use, automated online training functionality for businesses and educators. The API is in beta.
We’ve added 5 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Payments, Application Development, and Education categories. Also: Google Geocoding Node.js and .NET libraries.
Genius has announced the release of its first public API which allows developers to incorporate the platform’s annotation functionality into websites and third-party applications.
The new Google Cloud Bigtable gives developers access to the same database technology behind Google Search, Gmail, YouTube and Analytics.
Above a mosque in the Ghanaian slum of Nima, young girls are taught coding in the hope it will help pave their way to university and challenge the social conventions of the nation.