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The rise of the API economy is supported by the documentation, yet many devs place little importance on this aspect despite the perils of providing poor or obsolete documentation.
As several large U.S. banks release public APIs for third-party integration, the move could set in motion the digital transformation the banking industry needs to remain relevant.
Mondo, a UK-based startup that claims to be "building a smart bank from the ground up" is looking for hackers to test the first iteration of its API.
The team that maintain the open source Spring Framework have now included first-class support for CORS in a move that aligns the framework with REST APIs and HTML5 specifications.
While attempting to provide legislative information to the public, the Sunlight Foundation encountered some technical obstacles while scraping bill data from Indiana’s website.
A coder using the name “offensive-computing” used 23andMe’s API to access the company’s genetic records to build a tool that blocks users from websites based on genetic makeup.
As the government makes more information freely available via open access, these government APIs can be used to combine data to help drive innovation and growth in the US economy.
By providing a platform that allows scalability, flexibility and fluidity, APIs are encouraging businesses to grow in new ways that remove the need for traditional partnerships.
The Twitter API and Ads Platform have helped Tribune Publishing drive distribution and engagement through the integration of Twitter Sharelines, making sharing articles seamless.
By building from an API as part of a decoupled project, clear, human-readable API documentation can facilitate clear communication across the project for everyone involved.
Using Google Maps Web Services APIs, Chicago's Department of Transportation implemented sophisticated GIS management software to improve efficiency of civic construction projects.
The strategic use of various Twitter platform products for sourcing information and publishing content has helped Bleacher Report become the number 1 sports publisher on Twitter.