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Private messaging app Confide has launched ScreenShieldKit, an SDK that allows developers to use its anti-screenshot technology in their iOS 10 and 11 apps. ScreenShieldKit can protect text, photos, videos and documents from screenshots taken using a variety of common methods.
New Relic has launched its Insights Dashboard API providing customers programmatic access to sub-account dashboards and accounts across their organization. The API includes five types of endpoints which allow users to programmatically list, show, create, update, and delete Insights dashboards.
Open Referral, which develops data standards and open platforms designed to distribute information about community resources, yesterday announced that its Human Service Data API Protocols, "a set of open source protocols for the real-time management of resource directory data", are ready for use.
Switching from one programming language to another can be a monumental step for any team. This past year, the team at Stream switched its primary programming language from Python to Go. Leaving Python behind was a big step for us, but using Go gives us advantages we couldn't ignore.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Engagement, Database, and Emergency. Highlights include the Xillio API for connecting applications to content repositories such as Dropbox, Hadoop, Zendesk, Github, and many others. Here's a look at what's new.
The SWIFT Institute has announced the 2018 SWIFT Institute competition which challenges Australian-based students to find ways to protect personal information and other sensitive data in open data environments. This year’s challenge focuses on financial services and open banking APIs.
Aria Solutions announced an API-based softphone solution that brings Salesforce CRM and Cisco telephony platforms together in a single solution. The Velocity Softphone is available on the Salesforce AppExchange and eliminates the need for agents to flip back and forth between various platforms.
Last week Amazon announced that it is adding cooking capabilities to the Smart Home Skill API, which enables Alexa to control and check the status of cloud-connected devices. Initially, the API will be extended to allow Alexa to control microwave ovens but support for other devices is coming.
Go2mobi enhanced its demand side advertising platform with the Total Control API. The API provides access to Go2mobi's complete suite of mobile advertising features. Whether users are looking to enhance an existing workflow, or build a standalone DSP, the Total Control API aims to fit the need.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Sentiment, Recognition, Payments, and Subtitles. Featured today are several APIs for adding Artificial Intelligence features to applications from DeepAI. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Just like airport security, a system hosting a public API has to deal with heavy loads of incoming traffic every day. Most of that traffic is legitimate but not always. David Andrzejek explains to you how you can keep the bad apples out of your API while still serving millions of requests each day.
A little over a year ago, CCP released its ESI API for Eve Online. One of the notable goals of the ESI API was to replace the CREST and XML APIs within 18 months. Just 14 months after ESI's release, the company has achieved parity, and will sunset the CREST and XML APIs on May 8, 2018.
During the upcoming webinar “How API adoption boosts profits” on January 11, Marshall van Alstyne and David Berlind will discuss research that quantifies increased company profits when adopting APIs, and provide real-world examples of how businesses can achieve this type of dramatic impact.
SparrowOne has opened access to its managed payments services through its new Services API. The API allows for simple, HTTP POST access to SparrowOne's payment gateway. The API is expected to greatly reduce the time and effort needed for partner and client integration solutions.
In this, developer-blogger Alex Kras shows us how to overcome the 60 second audio file limitation of the free tier of Google's Cloud Speech API by taking a longer audio file, breaking it up into short chunks, and then cycling through those chunks to make a complete transcription.
Amazon API Gateway now features content encoding support for API responses. Content encoding helps reduce the amount of data sent from the API Gateway to clients, and transferring data takes less time. Developers can configure their APIs to support content encodings such as deflate and gzip.
Edmunds is ending open access to its suite of APIs. The company recently announced that open API keys will soon be disabled (February 15, 2018). Moving forward, the company will work with a select group of strategic partners to fulfill its new API strategy. The company will not offer paid access.
Eleven more APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Chat, and Financial. Highlights include the GraphCMS Simple API for creating content APIs and Voucherify APIs for adding loyalty programs to applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Over the years, ProgrammableWeb has tracked the various ways that API providers have used to authenticate their APIs in an effort to make API communications more secure. In our data model, we refer to these methods as Authentication Models. This article looks at the most popular methods used.
We saw earlier this year that the Government category was one of the most popular API categories within our directory. But what sections of government and what kinds of data are being made available via API? In this article we look at the ten most popular categories related to government APIs.