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Instagram made API news today with new comment features, and a major upgrade. The Instagram Platform API has upgraded to Facebook's Graph API. This allows greater flexibility to access Instagram data from third party tools. Instagram commented that the API will be available to all developers soon.
In today's look at what what going on in the world of APIs we discuss Yahoo's streaming data query engine, Bullet, which promises the ability to run 'look-forward' queries; Distil Networks released Bot Defense for API aimed at ensuring authorized users are access API servers and more.
Which API providers do the best job of giving their developer community the tools needed to quickly get up and running with their APIs? In this analysis of our directory, we show how our data model allows for us to query our database and find out which providers offer the most SDKs and Code Samples.
We bring you a holiday edition of the API news that we weren't able to cover. Today's news includes a new version of the AWS Java SDK, Facebook offering an explanation to developers regarding a recent change to the Graph API, and extension to the Azure Text Analytics API and more.
Facebook launched v2.8 of its Graph API. Highlights include Custom Open Graph and the Marketing API updates. Facebook will deliver more Common Open Graph action types to relieve developers from having to create custom graph actions and objects. Marketing API updates give advertisers more control.
Facebook’s photo tagging suggestion feature automatically recognises friends’ faces in a photo to make it fast and easy to tag people you know on the platform. In this tutorial, Narendra Rajput deconstructed the process to see how it works, then wrote a small Ruby script to automate the process.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Translation, Banking, Games, and Science. Also new to the directory are SDKs for Gmail, Sunlight Foundation, Strossle, and Facebook Graph APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions and how developers can use them.
Article highlighting the top 10 Games APIs on ProgrammableWeb. The APIs that made it to our top 10 Games APIs list provide a wide range of capabilities including retrieving video game data, game monetization, video game streaming and recording, video game reviews, video game modding, and much more.
This how-to details what a Python developer needs to know to create an application that integrates with and consumes the Facebook Graph API.
A software engineer is urging Facebook to implement additional security measures to help prevent hackers from using one of Facebook’s APIs to harvest users’ personal data.
For a little over a year, Facebook has encouraged developers to migrate apps to Graph API v2. The last day to voluntarily migrate has arrived.
Facebook is forcing all developers to upgrade to API version 2.0. The change is good for end users, but not so good for developers.
Facebook has introduced Facebook Analytics for Apps, an analytical platform that unifies analytics across multiple devices and platforms.
Facebook is working with the makers of Tobii Communicator to allow the eye-tracking app access to users' news feeds while meeting both security and accessibility needs.
Online marketing service Sendible offers users a simple method for interacting with Facebook groups beyond the restrictions of the Graph API v2 upgrade.
Facebook has confirmed that the Hashtag API is still active through the end of the month despite earlier reports to the contrary.
This part of the 2014 mobile API year in review looks at Facebook's highlights including improvements to Parse, updates to the Graph API, Facebook Login and more.