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We've added seven APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Application Development, Video, Cloud, and Email. Featured is an API for use with Videolean professional video creation platform. Also new to the director are several Node.js frameworks. Here's a summary of what's new.
A feature common to the best mobile games is how they enable users to compete with others around the world. This tutorial shows how to use the Heroic Labs Shared Storage API with Unity to create a game that lets users compete against each other. The tutorial will feature C# and the Heroic Labs SDK.
Late last year, Google announced the deprecation of its Google Earth API. The initial cutoff date for API access was December 12, 2015. As the impending date moves closer, Google reported that it will extend the cutoff date until at least the end of this calendar year. No exact date was given.
IBM announced the opening of its zero-knowledge proof platform, Identity Mixer to developers on the Bluemix cloud. The goal of Identity Mixer is to reduce the need for individuals to transmit personal details to online services, instead relying on a “digital membership card”.
Google has launched the latest release of its Google Maps SDK for iOS. The new release includes Bitcode support, new events, and a number of features previously limited to the Android SDK. Bitcode support eases developer interaction with the Apple Store, and new events enhance user-map engagement.
Social video distribution platform Epoxy allows users to easily publish video content across multiple social networks from a single location. Recently, the company leveraged the Twitter video API’s native upload capability to provide a new feature for creators that enhances fan experience.
With the power and scope of GIS growing as new tools become available, Jason Baker’s article on opensource.com celebrated the arrival of GIS Day on November 19 by discussing three viable alternatives to Google Maps API for creating interactive web maps for a range of use cases.
Article highlighting the top 10 Games APIs on ProgrammableWeb. The APIs that made it to our top 10 Games APIs list provide a wide range of capabilities including retrieving video game data, game monetization, video game streaming and recording, video game reviews, video game modding, and much more.
Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.
Google has added one of the most popular features of its consumer Google Maps product to the Google Maps API. Predictive travel time is oft-used by consumers to find best routes, and avoid traffic. Now, developers have access to the feature and can integrate the functionality into third party apps.
To help developers increase the security of their apps, PayPal has updated its developer portal to include a self-service credential provisioning feature that allows developers to generate their own client-secret pairs, which developers use to authenticate their apps with the PayPal API.
Visible Measures, a content advertising technology company, today announced the launch of the True Reach API, hoping to provide its advertising and technology partners access to Visible Measures’ database of five trillion data points on video content across more than 4,000 brands.
One important consideration for any aspiring IoT company is having robust security. This article looks at five security considerations to think about when designing an IoT system.
We've added 15 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory under video, OCR, Human Resources, and other categories. Take a look at what's new in this summary.
IBM Insight Cloud Services constitutes a new data analytics service that offers API access to internal business data in conjunction with Twitter and Weather Channel content.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has formed a Web Payments Working Group to develop recommendations that will "make payments easier and more secure on the Web."
Twitter announced a new storytelling API tool: Collections API. The API greatly reduces the effort needed to string together a series of Tweets to tell a story.
We've added 6 APIs and several SDKs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Translation, Payments, Games, and Security. Here's a look at what's new.
Jack Dorsey took to the Twitter Flight 2015 mobile developer conference stage to kick-off the annual event with a massive apology to the developer community. Over the years, Twitter has alienated their developer community. Dorsey's promise will now need to be backed by action.
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.