Mashups using the same API (823)
Cloud APIs are all about the endpoints: some services follow the current trend of providing a RESTful end point, others use older protocols such as RPC or SOAP, some use newer - push focused - endpoints like WebSockets or HTTP Streaming, others may offer a number of different endpoints to meet different requirements and some just use what seems to be best for a specific job which might mean not strictly following protocol rules. But is providing an endpoint to a service alone good enough? Should a developer really have to care about how a service is built or accessed when they can use a client library?
Later this year, developers will lose access to a popular API. Yesterday, streaming video giant Netflix announced that it will be shuttering its public API on November 14, 2014. A small set of developers including Flixster, Fanhattan and Instant Watcher will continue to have access to the Netflix API.
In this post I'll describe how we planned, built and tested a truly real-time location-based game with Socket.io, Redis, Node.js, and what we learned along the way. Over the past few months, we've spent the majority our free time building a real-time game as a test for our location platform, Geoloqi. We call the game MapAttack! due to its map-based nature. Two teams compete to capture the most points on the gameboard. The gameboard, in this case, is the city streets of the neighborhood the players are in.
||The OnTop Notification API allows developers to get notifications on their phones that keep them informed about their apps. It can be used to get notified of new app content that requires review,...||Applications||05.16.2016|
||The Vidsource API allows access to the IMDb database of movies and TV shows with streaming links. API methods include retrieve movie or TV show stream by IMDb ID, retrieve episode streams and...||Movies||04.30.2016|
||Iterable is an engagement and marketing platform based in San Francisco which features user engagement campaigns across all channels. This platform offers unlimited segmentation, blast and triggered...||Engagement||04.25.2016|
Be Like Bill
||The Be Like Bill API is used to integrate "Be Like Bill" meme creation functionality to websites. The Be Like Bill meme is a stick figure that ignores trolling or offensive behavior that he runs...||Engagement||04.15.2016|
||The Orange Radio API provides worldwide free access to thousands of digital radio stations and podcasts. A catalog of over 20,000 radio stations and 5000 podcast programs is sorted by continent and...||Media||04.13.2016|