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Web developers often have to work harder than mobile app developers to get information about their site visitors. This article will introduce you to the ipstack API, a service that provides users with geolocation, timezone lookup, language, currency and organizational identity.
With the explosion of cryptocurrency in recent years, software services are needed to help with the plethora of currencies, their pricing and exchange rates. With the coinlayer real time cryptocurrency API, you can keep up with more than 386 cryptocurrencies collected from more than 25 exchanges.
Despite modern technology’s reliance on APIs to bridge gaps between services and platforms, the actual process of developing and understanding APIs is fraught with gaps in communication among people, teams and business verticals. This article looks at how Postman can help improve your documentation.
Estated offers an API solution that provides nationwide coverage of U.S. residential property data. This article walks you through an introduction to Estated's API. The tutorial will run through the steps of signing up, making sense of the documentation, and also cover making requests and use cases.
Algorithmic trading continues to gain popularity as alternative data becomes more accessible and new markets are developing. API trading can enhance efficiency and offer more flexibility to traders. This article introduces you to the FXCM API, developed with algorithmic trading in mind.
As many organizations still use legacy systems in tandem with more modern solutions, APIs serve as a connection between the two. There are two types of API companies experiencing success—those with vertical and horizontal platforms—each offering a different level of connectivity and expertise.
It's a great thing when your product or service is being used by thousands. But systems need to scale to accommodate your growing user base. Managing the processes that help you scale can be difficult. In this article we discuss the ways in which SwaggerHub provides a platform for API team to scale.
This article is focused on SaaS and Application developers considering how to best meet their end-user’s integration and automation needs. These days it's not so much ‘do you integrate?’ but ‘how do you integrate?’ In the end the goal should be to focus on satisfying stakeholders.
Enterprise software companies display wide variety in their needs and behaviors but fundamentally they are concerned with security, administration and control, cost-effectiveness and visibility. While the problems are not unique to APIs, the solutions used by modern enterprises include them.
An ADE addresses the needs of the API developer: combining and centralizing the tools needed to work on any aspect of an API development workflow. Here we look at the key features of an ADE, how it supports, simplifies and formalizes API development and meets the most critical API development needs.
In the 1970s, Autodata was a publisher of technical automotive manuals that helped vehicle owners fix their own cars. Today, Autodata has become a data and software company that offers a platform that powers an emerging generation of API-based solutions for tomorrow’s automotive market.
MuleSoft's annual Connectivity Benchmark Report reveals what’s at stake if IT leaders don’t get the job done on digital transformation; four out of five say that they will lose revenue in as little as 12 months if digital transformation isn’t completed. Can APIs be a way to achieve these goals?
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.
The Nexmo SMS API is a service that allows you to send and receive SMS messages anywhere in the world. Nexmo provides REST APIs, but it's easier to use their official Java SDK. This tutorial covers how to send and receive SMS messages with the SDK so that you can use them in your applications.
Core Impact 2017 R1 and Metasploit Pro are tools used to create multi-staged, real-world attacks to test enterprise security defenses. Both solutions have a large following, but there are several areas in which they are different that dramatically increase a pen-tester's ability to do their job.
We all know about the importance of a good user experience and user interface, but what about user convenience? The most satisfying online experiences often are tied to how convenient they were. If convenience is king, then developers must learn how to create products with convenience in mind.
WHOIS is a protocol, most often used for querying databases that store information about owners of various Internet resources. When WHOIS is combined with WhoAPI it can become a powerful tool. This article explains how to use WHOIS and offers a number of use cases for using WHOIS with the WhoAPI.
Wrld.js is an SDK built on the Leaflet API that can be used for embedding interactive, 3D, indoor and outdoor maps in a web page. This guide will walk you through the process of using wrld.js to build a 3D airport experience, including searching, point-of-interest markers, and indoor routing.
Not all background checks are the same; while the government court data is universal, the mechanisms to access that data vary wildly from automated searches to manual court-runners. This article provides advice on what to look for when choosing an employment screening API vendor.
As data has become more vital to core business functions, it's also become more decentralized. For developers facing integration challenges, using drivers for integration represents a logical step-up when seeking to simplify architectural complexity and build connected applications more quickly.