Mashups using the same API (9)
InfoNigeria is a site born out of the need to harness web information from diverse sources on Nigeria. For Nigerian academics, researchers, students, shoppers and advertisers.
Headup is a Semantic Web Firefox addon that brings you content related to your interests, friends and contacts.
Uses the Amazon API and an Ajax-style UI to retrieve CD/DVD covers from the Amazon catalog. The second version of Albumart.org adds music, video, and lyric search, in addition to albumart search.
NoSQL databases are all the rage these days. We recently discussed moving from MySQL to MongoDB within hours. The rise of NoSQL is often associated with the need to not just store large amounts of data but also to visualize relationships between the various objects in the database. InfiniteGraph has released its InfiniteGraph API to Java developers to use its NoSQL graph database. The company also launched a developer contest.
Two current certainties fight for our attention in technology headlines on a daily basis: data growth and data analysis. Humans, machines, and seemingly every other aspect of this world constantly create data that we can now capture (e.g. big data). However, without the ability to combine data sets, analyze its content, and construct meaningful conclusions; our ever-expanding ability to capture data is meaningless (e.g. data analysis). Now that we can collect data and analyze its meaning, an increased need to share data arises. Emergent One is working to provide a solution for companies that have data and no way to share it.
Salesforce.com is holding its flagship event Dreamforce at Moscone Center in San Franscisco this week, and before we spend time covering some of its new initiatives in what the company calls the Social Enterprise, I thought it would be a good time to review the APIs that developers can use as part of the DeveloperForce program.
Salesforce.com Industries REST
||The Salesforce.com Industries REST API supports the use of HTTP methods, including POST, GET, PUT, and DELETE, to manage organizational records. The API allows users to retrieve the data of a...||Enterprise||11.16.2016|
Salesforce.com Data.com Search
||The Salesforce.com Data.com Search API allows users to locate contact and company details from the Data.com database. The API’s search functionality is powered by Datacloud objects. Its daily calls...||Enterprise||11.16.2016|
||The GHTorrent API is a project based service for developers that is working to make the GitHub REST API queriable. By creating a scalable, offline mirroring of the data offered through the GitHub...||Tools||10.30.2016|
EU Open Data Portal
||The EU Open Data Portal is a one-stop shop for accessing different types of open data from the different institutions and agencies of the European Union. Developers seeking to deploy EU datasets in...||Open Data||10.29.2016|
W3C Indexed Database
||The W3C Indexed Database API is a document that defines APIs for a database of records that holds simple values and hierarchical objects. The API can be used to locate database records either by...||Database||10.17.2016|