The latest news on the API economy
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.
APIs are largely hailed as the driving force behind digital innovation, and it is difficult to argue with this concept. Yet despite many high-profile API evangelists preaching the good word about APIs in general, there is a need for more localised evangelism, according to a post by Sam Macklin.
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.
Recent advances in natural language processing and machine learning allow digital systems to engage in conversation with their users. Speech recognition is now accurate enough to make this interaction hands free. The best new technologies will be those we don’t even notice we are using.
SmartBear last week announced the launch of an Open API Initiative (OAI) under The Linux Foundation which will govern the future evolution of the popular Swagger specification for describing APIs. In addition, Swagger has been rebranded as Open API Definition Format (OADF)..
The new 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s adds powerful new features to apps that enhance the user experience. This case study discusses how Instagram embraced the related APIs.
When a customer scraped their website to get around the lack of an API, 99Designs finally got to work building the idea they had sat on for 2 years, learning lessons along the way.
SmartBear Software released a plugin for Ready! API that integrates with Amazon API Gateway. The new plugin allows API consumers and testers to read an API from Amazon API Gateway.
As the number of connected devices and the APIs that connect them continues to multiply, a need for a common language has arisen for IoT developers. Could Hydra be the answer?
Beta testing new APIs is one of the best ways API providers can go to market with a well-designed API that will be less likely to require breaking changes.
The Ninth Circuit’s dancing baby case is a recent (and important) decision involving the intersection of copyright infringement and the doctrine of “fair use” in our online world.
SmartBear Software has released SwaggerHub, a free platform that allows teams to collaborate on and coordinate across the entire workflow of an API’s lifecycle.
While a progress report by the API WordPress API team offers many details about its strategy, it's also a template for all of us who will be talking about our APIs going forward.
Citrusbyte today unveiled its new services suite, Mission Control, to help companies build, promote, support, manage, and monetize access to both APIs and micro services.
This tutorial by Michael Lumpp discusses using exception filters and handlers to manage unhandled exceptions and customising the HTTP response codes within the .NET framework.
Like the United States Postal Service, the NZ Post in New Zealand must innovate in order to respond to the threat from new competitors. How is it doing that? With APIs.