The release of DreamFactory 2.0, a free open source REST API platform, allows client-side developers re-use RESTful APIs across multiple projects. They can now tap into a universal data access layer to power their application since the back-end work is already taken care of.
Microsoft has announced that it is going to fork and extend Node.js, leading developers to express concern over what the move means for the long term future of Node.js. Historically (think Java), things have not always gone that well when Microsoft decides to fork and extend a technology.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Marketing, Application Development, and Extraction categories, among others. Here's a summary of what was added.