November 1, 2016
Single purpose API
Canon, HP, Samsung and Xerox Launch Mopria Alliance to Promote Mobile Printing Standards and Interoperability
Canon, HP, Samsung Electronics and Xerox have announced the launch of the Mopria Alliance, a brand new non-profit membership organization that was created to promote and increase the accessibility of wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The need for printing functionality to be possible from a wide range of devices has led to an increase in the number of available printing APIs. At the time of this writing, there are 45 printing APIs listed in the ProgrammableWeb API directory.
Facebook released a new iOS app that lets you demo prototypes made with Facebook's free design tool Origami on iPhones and iPads.
Developers will be able to point mobile shoppers directly to product purchasing pages, rather than generic landing pages, when they install new apps.