Mashups using the same API (3)
Turns a Wii Balance Board into a Google Health scale. Useful for tracking one's weight over time.
Curates a subset of Amazon's beauty products that are recommended as safe cosmetics.
Cloud PHR Pro is an advanced, native iPhone client for Google Health, Google's Personal Health Record (PHR).
Mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) provider Kii has launched a first-of-its-kind A/B testing feature for MBaaS customers, which can also be used as a stand-alone tool for mobile app developers. Kii CEO and Cofounder Masanari Arai and Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer Phani Pandrangi spoke with ProgrammableWeb about what the new features mean for mobile app developers and how to make use of their REST APIs and SDKs to better analyze the commercial potential, usage patterns, and growth opportunities of new app products.
Telefonica, one of the largest telcos in Europe, announced Telenor (Norwegian-based carrier) as its first carrier partner for the BlueVia API platform. The first BlueVia API available to developers is billing services. In-app billing services remove the need for marketplaces like the Apple's app store or iTunes for mobile app purchases. Instead, consumers' purchases are added to their phone bills.
With respect to Web APIs, the industry has clearly and emphatically landed on REST as the standard way to implement these services. And for good reason... REST, which is generally implemented as a one-size-fits-all solution, is an excellent choice for a most companies who wish to expose their content to third parties, mobile app developers, partners, internal teams, etc. There are many tomes about what REST is and how best to implement it, so I won’t go into detail here. But if I were to sum up the value proposition to these companies of the traditional REST solution, I would describe it as:
||WonderPush enables developers to integrate push notifications with browser and mobile applications. This platform supports 350K push notifications per second, geo-targeting, and advanced segmentation...||Notifications||09.22.2016|
||This API allows clients to receive GPS observations generated from mobile applications using the MapQuest Tracking SDKs on a second by second basis. It provides a way for clients to curate the...||Mapping||09.19.2016|
||Safecast is an international open citizen science organization that specializes in sharing information about environmental radiation and other pollutants. Safecast maintains the largest dataset of...||Environment||09.16.2016|
myTomorrows Medical Trials and Patient Treatments
||The myTomorrows Medical Trials and Patient Treatments API is a read-only service that allows users to discover treatment options and match patients with clinical trials and expanded access programs....||Healthcare||09.13.2016|
||The AppMonsta API allows developers to get app data for all apps offered by Google Play and the iOS App Store. Data available through this API includes rankings, basic information from the app's...||Applications||09.09.2016|