ProgrammableWeb tracks the latest API news to keep you on top of the API economy
For a little over a year, Facebook has encouraged developers to migrate apps to Graph API v2. The last day to voluntarily migrate has arrived.
Owler has launched an API suite that opens up the startup’s dataset of over 10 million companies so that developers can access company information programmatically via API.
This W3C working draft provides detailed information on clipboard APIs and events and how they can be adapted to provide advanced functionalities.
Six APIs were added to the directory today in the Wearable, Payments, and Science categories, among others. Also added were several ProfitBricks SDKs. Here are the highlights.
Tradier expands its brokerage API enabling digital advisors to offer custom investment products. The offering pairs with Apex's technology-enabled clearing and execution platform.
Facebook is forcing all developers to upgrade to API version 2.0. The change is good for end users, but not so good for developers.
Using hypermedia APIs may increase the size of many responses, but the method is in line with the constraints of the REST architecture and offers adaptability and resilience.
Pinterest has announced the launch of the Marketing Developer Partners (MDP) program, which provides two new APIs: an Ads API (beta) and a Content Publishing API.
Core API management technology that is at the core of the API marketplace that Mashape manages is now available to all under an open source license.
New platform gives developers access to platform to create data visualizations using Open APIs that provide direct access to indexing engine
Enterprise app developers looking to test their apps outside of the Google Play Store or iTunes App Store will be pleased to know Applivery is open for service.
Sébastien Cevey presented a keynote at API Strategy and Practice and API Days in Berlin on how hypermedia APIs are beginning to be implemented at The Guardian.
The Gender Gap Grader API is now available to help mine large data sets by gender. The API could be a powerful tool in helping identify gender and racial inequalities.
By using Best Buy’s APIs, subsidiary CowBoom is able to streamline the task of merchandising revalued inventory and offer their customers a better service.
By allowing companies to harness the huge amounts of customer information that gets collected, APIs become a powerful tool for competitive advantage.
Actionable Notifications drive interactions with users without the need to open the full application. Their use on Apple Watch can reduce the need to use the iPhone.
StoryCorps used the WordPress API and PhoneGap to create a website and companion apps that allow users to tell and publish the stories of their lives directly from a smartphone.