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How To Build Twilio 'Hello World' With Appery.io

How To Build Twilio 'Hello World' With Appery.io

... It is a core component in the services of companies like Uber, which uses it to text real-time updates on a ride’s status; and Salesforce , which harnesses its power to gain event feedback from up to 19,000 conference attendees. The technology is based on web browsers making requests to back-end server technology such as PHP or ASP.NET. The ...

Why Micro Moment Based Workflows Should Inform Your API Strategy

Why Micro Moment Based Workflows Should Inform Your API Strategy

... app-led platform. Developers saw demos such as ordering an Uber straight from your Outlook app on your iPhone based on your calendar appointments. This follows other moves we’ve seen to use APIs to create seamless workflows, like pulling Google Maps distance and traffic info to automatically create buffer time in Apple Calendar in OS X Yosemite. ...

Prime Numbers Technology Releases Traveler Scorecard API

Prime Numbers Technology Releases Traveler Scorecard API

... data. Related: Top 10 Travel APIs: Uber, TripAdvisor and Expedia PNT's new API draws inspiration from one of PRIME Analytics' most popular features – the Goals/ROI module - which allows corporations to measure and rank travelers' policy compliance based on configurable goals, such as advance purchase, acceptance ...

Built.io MBaaS Platform Adds New Real-Time Capabilities

Built.io MBaaS Platform Adds New Real-Time Capabilities

... capabilities are ideal for building applications like Uber . He said that there is a lot of engineering work that goes into this type of application. Now, the functionality needed to build an Uber-like application is built in, making it possible for developers to build this type of application in a shorter amount of time and without having to do a ...

Microsoft API Strategy Headlines Build Developer Conference

Microsoft API Strategy Headlines Build Developer Conference

... integration partners for Office 365 include Boomerang, Uber , PayPal and SAP . Boomerang offers popular calendar and email management functionality. Its features enhance the Outlook experience by enabling automatic calendar refresh, scheduled email sends, multiple meeting time suggestions, confirmation of meetings within an email and a calendar ...

How The Guardian is Approaching Hypermedia Based API Infrastructure

How The Guardian is Approaching Hypermedia Based API Infrastructure

... semantics) can be written in HAL, Siren, JSON-LD , Uber or Argo formats: Cevey described the process of Hypermedia as the Engine of Application State (known by the unpronounceable abbreviation HATEOAS) in which GET is used to obtain a client resource from the server as a state, then the client can use hypermedia as affordances by ...

Top 10 Travel APIs: Uber, TripAdvisor and Expedia

Top 10 Travel APIs: Uber, TripAdvisor and Expedia

... Express API , Travelport , Waze and Wego . Uber Link: http://www.programmableweb.com/api/uber Provider: Uber API Documentation URL: https://developer.uber.com Uber, a widely known app-based transportation service, opened its API to all developers in August 2014, along with an affiliate program to ...

Streamdata.io Service Turns APIs from Standard to Streaming

Streamdata.io Service Turns APIs from Standard to Streaming

... applications (for instance, Google Maps , Stripe , Uber , Facebook , etc.) The number of devices on which services can be provided is getting larger (Mobile Phones and Connected Objects). So even in-house it is much more efficient to develop APIs to ease the development of many user interfaces or integration with other software building ...

API Economy Sees Increased Venture Capitalists Interest

API Economy Sees Increased Venture Capitalists Interest

... Speakers hailed from companies like Parse , Uber , and Braintree , and they discussed topics ranging from vertical APIs to developer evangelism and support. Accel partners Rich Wong and Vas Natarajan, the conference’s organizers, explained why the time was right to create a forum to discuss APIs exclusively: Today’s ...

Uber to Leverage New API Feature via Virtual Hackathon

Uber to Leverage New API Feature via Virtual Hackathon

... The hugely popular yet often controversial taxi service Uber has announced a virtual hackathon to uncover new ideas from developers, according to Ryan Lawler for TechCrunch , as well as adding more functions to its API to further integrate with developers. The latest addition to Uber’s API is the ability to add a request endpoint to ...

Urgent.ly Publishes Roadside Assistance API

Urgent.ly Publishes Roadside Assistance API

... in a business model that is similar to the one that Uber applies to the taxi industry. Armed with a smartphone, the tow truck drivers signal Urgent.ly whether they are available. Urgent.ly then determines where a driver is and relays that information to the motorist waiting by the side of the road. Tow truck drivers prefer this model, says ...

Ride-Sharing Provider Sidecar Expands Service to Packages

Ride-Sharing Provider Sidecar Expands Service to Packages

... traditional carriers. Related: Transit App Adds Uber API For Comparing Routes Sidecar started a pilot program for the new service six months ago, and the company said the results were astounding. All parties in a transaction benefited from the combined service, according to Sidecar: Delivery times were reduced, prices were reduced ...

Long Live The Private API

Long Live The Private API

... to get everyone on the same page about an ESPN vs. Uber-like business choice . In that aforelinked article, Mark O'Neill of API management solution provider Axway correctly relies on the langague of "public" vs. "private" to distinguish between the contrasting API business considerations. Are we to believe, because of his reliance on the public ...

ESPN vs. Uber: Whose API Strategy is Best for Your Business?

ESPN vs. Uber: Whose API Strategy is Best for Your Business?

... that organizations have pursued recently. Take ESPN and Uber, for example. Last summer, ESPN announced that it is retiring its public API. The ESPN public API has included access to headlines, athletes, teams, research, medals, scores, schedules, audio, video, photos, and a handful of other resources. But just over two years since it launched, the ...

Do APIs Eliminate Middle Management Or Improve Quality of Life?

Do APIs Eliminate Middle Management Or Improve Quality of Life?

... pointing out how the biggest "department" at brands like Uber, Lyft, 99 Designs, HomeJoy and Amazon (with Mechanical Turk) is a democratized but disenfranchised workforce that's trading convenience for upward mobility. The analysis could easily be connected with the broader national conversation about the destruction of Middle Class America . The ...

How APIs are Enabling Unique Business Partnerships

How APIs are Enabling Unique Business Partnerships

... a company's brand to flourish. Take the recent Spotify-Uber announcement, a new example of APIs becoming more present within an app. Uber now allows passengers to push their Spotify playlists onto their driver's phone and stereo, a new feature being marketed by Uber with the slogan " Spotify Your Uber ." SnapChat has integrated with ...

SurgeProtector Detects Uber Surges Before a Ride is Requested

SurgeProtector Detects Uber Surges Before a Ride is Requested

In the midst of discussion around Uber 's questionable business practices and data privacy concerns, an app called SurgeProtector aims to empower Uber users by letting them know if an area is experiencing surge pricing before ordering a ride. The SurgeProtector app, constructed by Nikhil Bhargava and Thomas Schmidt, was made ...

How APIs are Improving Transportation

How APIs are Improving Transportation

... 3. APIs Increase Reach Bortenschlager points to Uber’s recent foray into APIs as an example of how transport businesses are opening up their APIs to increase the sales potential. Bortenschlager referenced Uber executives who have stated that the goal of releasing the API is to let Uber be embedded in other application services, extending its ...

4 Ways APIs Are Changing the Future of the Music Industry

4 Ways APIs Are Changing the Future of the Music Industry

... is music everywhere. He points to the new partnership with Uber, enabled via API, that allows customers to stream their own music choices when riding in an Uber car. Eight Examples To illustrate the central role APIs are playing, Begoc described a number of projects, all powered by open APIs available from Spotify. “We are releasing new APIs ...

Transit App Adds Uber API For Comparing Routes

Transit App Adds Uber API For Comparing Routes

Transit App today said it has integrated Uber's API to make it even easier for urban dwellers to plan travel in and around cities. By adding the Uber API to Transit App, users will be able to compare the cost and estimated time of arrival (ETA) of an Uber directly to those of public transportation . Uber released its API just a ...