Daybreak Games (DGC) is a leader in massively multiplayer online games. Some of it's most popular titles include EverQuest, EverQuest II, PlanetSide 2, Planetside 2, H1Z1, Landmark, and DC Universe Online. The Census Data API allows users to request information directly from Daybreak regarding the status of a game or game entity (e.g. character, item, spell, etc.). The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML or JSON.
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Of the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which include the ZOWi API. ZOWi is a learning tool designed to help people memorize information through various oral questions and answers. Specifically, ZOWi will ask a user a question and then determine if the answer is right or wrong from the users oral response. The API simply makes this functionality availbe to integrate with other applications. To learn more about the ZOWi API visit the ZOWi site as well as the ZOWi API blog post.
Sony has released an API that lets developers control an LED light at the bottom for many of its Xperia devices. Behind this "experimental" API that seems almost too trivial to report on is an important business design question. As Jim Collins in his book Good To Great has noted, great companies keep lists of things they won't do. That keeps them making choices, keeps them focused.