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Daily API RoundUp: w3af, Qlik, Neura, Onename, Uber Libraries

Daily API RoundUp: w3af, Qlik, Neura, Onename, Uber Libraries

... among others. Also added: some client libraries for use with Uber and MusicBrainz APIs. APIs Apply Magic Sauce (AMS) is a service that predicts users’ psycho-demographic traits based on Facebook “likes” data. Traits predicted by the AMS Prediction API include religious affiliation, relationship status, political view, life ...

MapQuest Refreshes Dev Tools, Still Lacks Marketplace

MapQuest Refreshes Dev Tools, Still Lacks Marketplace

... lot of the companies exploding in the tech space — like Uber , for example — all of them are predicated on geo APIs. I couldn’t be more excited about our market position.” Brad Maglinger, CMO at MapQuest, says that with the geo-data and integration space heating up, it was time for an overhaul of MapQuest’s API portal in order to offer ...

Zomato Launches Foodie Index API

Zomato Launches Foodie Index API

... customer reach. Earlier this year, Zomato partnered with  Uber  with an integration that allows users to catch a taxi to a specific restaurant. Food plays a major part in individual lives. While travel and real estate apps make for obvious integration targets, Zomato is interested to see what the developer community comes up with. To learn more ...

Uber’s API Affiliate Program Now Pays Developers in Cash

Uber’s API Affiliate Program Now Pays Developers in Cash

Uber is offering developers a new way to monetize their apps. Under Uber’s API Affiliate Program, developers earn $5 every time a new U.S.-based user is referred from inside an app using Uber’s API. The cash rewards replace Uber’s previous Affiliate Program model of offering developers $5 in ...

When Third-Party APIs Will (and Won’t) Benefit Your Business

When Third-Party APIs Will (and Won’t) Benefit Your Business

... be challenging for them to get on their own. Consider Uber , for example. The company uses APIs for mapping (Google Maps), payment (Braintree), mobile SMS (Twilio) and more to build its service while focusing on the core competency of peer-to-peer transportation. The financial industry is another market ripe for third-party APIs. "A [fintech] ...

How Google's Now On Tap Probes Android Apps For Context

How Google's Now On Tap Probes Android Apps For Context

... (e.g., OpenTable), to book your transportation (e.g., Uber or FlyWheel), Yelp and so on. The big question, of course — aside from whether, in the name of privacy, Google has or should have access to all this information — is what developers must do to their code to enable this capability. After all, it's being announced at Google I/O, right? ...

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 ...