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This article takes a detailed look at how the FlowDiscuss web app was built by leveraging the power of a variety of APIs.
This article features companies that sell wearable electronics designed for consumers interested in personal health, fitness culture and quantified self.
Music APIs span a wide range of capabilities and meet wide-ranging criteria. These APIs rank among the best in the category.
Sometimes, API design is dictated by external forces over which you have no control. In which case, Kimono Labs' "transformation-as-a-service" might very well come in handy.
While the Supreme Court considers the question of API copyrightability in the context of Oracle's lawsuit against Google, a press release raises the question of API patentability.
Launch of new Trakt website and API caught some Trakt third-party app developers completely by surprise, highlighting the importance of an API deprecation policy.
Despite Instagram having fixed an API vulnerability, supposedly private photos are still vulnerable to unauthorized access thus proving how difficult API security can be.
Often viewed as a technological laggard, the US Government is breaking the mold when it comes to APIs one agency at at time.
Health apps may come into contact with data protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). APIs can help developers to achieve compliance.
Mitmproxy, a Python console program used to intercept and examine supposedly secure API traffic, has become a go-to tool for individuals looking to reverse engineer private APIs.
In its latest API partnership, Walgreen Co. hopes that rewarding customers with points for measuring their blood pressure will inspire more loyalty.
Hackers are quickly exploiting API keys, cloud credentials, and other sensitive data that have been accidentally exposed on GitHub.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Apple's highlights, many centered around iOS 8 and the release of HealthKit, Watchkit, HomeKit and much more.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Google's highlights including YouTube on Android, improvements to the Google Maps APIs, a foray into health data and more.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Facebook's highlights including improvements to Parse, updates to the Graph API, Facebook Login and more.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Twitter's highlights including the Fabric platform with heavy contributions from Crashlytics, mobile monetization and more.
Though the odds would seem against it, Citi may have just schooled the Fortune 500 on how hackathons are done.