The Lyft API allows developers to integrate their applications with Lyft, enables access to available ride types in each city, display price estimates for each trip, design and a request flow, and more. Lyft is a transportation and ride-share service that is offered on a mobile application as an alternative to taxis.
Seven months ago Lyft announced Envoy, an L7 proxy and communication bus. It acts as a "service mesh" substrate that provides common utilities such as service discovery, load balancing, and more to heterogeneous application architectures. Lyft describes what they've learned in the ensuing months.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Analytics, Dashboards, Astronomy, and Transportation. Featured today are two APIs from NASA and the Lyft alternative taxi service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions and how developers can find them.