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There is no shortage of big data, but companies are challenged to make sense of the information. New tools are coming to the rescue.
Open analytics platform GoodData has released a new series of features to its analytics engine, and made them accessible via two new SDKs.
An overview of major site analytics tools that can help with analytic architecture.
Facebook apps using the current Open Graph API will break on April 30, 2015. Facebook emailed iPod and iPad developers to explain why their apps will break if they wait until the deadline to upgrade to Graph API v2.0.
Actuate gives developers access to up to 50 MB of free output to BIRT service.
Structured web data scraping platform import.io is demonstrating its wares by creating a portfolio of APIs around the World Cup and Wimbledon.
Google Fit soon to launch for tracking health data. Docker launches the Libswarm API to simplify Apps. Plus: top reasons to use Amazon Web Services, and Apigee unveils a global awards program.
Data visualization and dashboard creation service Chartio has this week released a new set of user features targeting the enterprise. The move comes as Chartio prepares to extend its data integration capabilities beyond the use of existing Google Analytics API and Salesforce API. CEO and Founder of Chartio, Dave Fowler, spoke with ProgrammableWeb about the new features and how APIs factor in to the dashboard provider’s roadmap.
StatCounter, a Web site analytics provider that tracks billions of page views each month across more than 3 million Web sites, launched its first API for paying StatCounter subscribers in February.
As a platform for indexing and analyzing machine data, Splunk has emerged as a provider of a Big Data platform that developers can easily invoke. Now Splunk is starting to build an ecosystem around that platform.
Email is one of the oldest mediums of communication on the Internet, and, for many companies, it's still one of the most important. Delivering email and tracking email campaigns reliably is crucial to success for countless businesses today.
Google has released a new version of the Google Visualization API that features new chart types including sankey diagrams, calendar charts and annotation charts. The release also includes new features and improvements such as string to number conversion in datatables, the ability to export corecharts and geocharts as PNGs, and crosshairs for scatter, line and combo charts.
OneRoof Energy, a solar services provider, last week the launch of a new API it calls the first of its kind in the residential solar market.
ProgrammableWeb recently caught up with Matt Sundquist, founder and COO of Plot.ly, a graphing and analytics startup. The Plotly API enables users to analyze and visualize data in one place, and forms an important step in building the infrastructure for data science to be further democratized. Sundquist spoke about the Plot.ly API, comparing it with existing visual solutions, and how visual data science solutions can evolve.
Ducksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.
If there is one thing governments do exceedingly well, it's collect data. What they don’t do as well is make that data available in a way that is particularly useful. Looking to change that dynamic, Splunk has begun working with the White House on a Regulations.gov initiative to make it easier to mine the trove of government data.