The official DocuSign .NET library integrates electronic signature into applications and websites. It's available through NuGet, a central package repository for Microsoft development. This project contains pre-requisites, which consist on a DocuSign developer account to obtain a key and a quick start guide, that explains how to add the DocuSign .NET client, how to authenticate with DocuSign, and how to create a DocuSign envelope. The link, Examples.cs, provide code samples for this project.
When it comes to mobile computing most organizations are relying on applications that are running on a number of devices that remotely access data via an API. The folks at Usablenet are leveraging RESTful APIs to make the case for the exact opposite scenario.
There’s nothing quite as adventurous in all of IT as spending months building an application that depends on a third-party API for its success. For the most part, developers usually don’t know for sure how much stress the IT infrastructure supporting any given API can stand. If their application is wildly successful, it could suddenly slow to a crawl when that third-party API gets overwhelmed by requests.
Today at its latest Campfire One event, Google announced major updates to Google App Engine, their scalable cloud computing platform for web applications. App Engine developers will soon be able to create web-scale applications using standard Java APIs, and will be able to create AJAX components using Google's Web Toolkit. Other major features include cron support for scheduling tasks, tools for securely accessing and importing data, and a new Google development plugin for the Eclipse IDE.