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Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Audio, Customer Service, and Compliance. Highlights include an API that returns brand logos and information about brands, and an API that offers clown sound effects. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Travel, Motion and Jobs. Highlights include a GraphQL API for the DLive streaming video platform, and two APIs that provide International travel information including COVID-19 restrictions. Take a look at what's new.
Google announced a new Transcoder API preview. It empowers users to create consumer streaming formats for direct-to-consumer content. This is the first Google API in a series to come for the ddirect-to-consumer market that has exploded in recent years and accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Climate, Payments, and Database. Highlights include an API for searching music libraries by mood, genre, or BPM, and an API for compressing and optimizing images. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Google has released an Android 11 Developer Preview for Android TV. The company says features focus on privacy, performance, accessibility, and connectivity. The idea is to help developers improve the experience for consumers seeking to get the most from their smart TVs and streaming devices.
As a part of Microsoft’s cloud communication API set on Microsoft Graph, the company provides an API called the updateRecordingStatus API. This resource allows for bots to programmatically set up policy-based recordings. Microsoft has now moved this solution into general availability.
Dolby, a provider of audiovisual solutions, has launched an API platform to support the media and communications industries. The new platform, Dolby.io, will offer a collection of APIs that streamline integration with the company’s real-time AV technology.
Sendbird has announced the addition of voice and video calling APIs to augment its existing chat and messaging API offering. The technology relies on the World Wide Web Consortium's WebRTC standard and offers customers an opportunity to consolidate their in-app communications down to one vendor.
Spotify has launched a suite of Podcast APIs. Through the APIs, developers can create Podcast experiences specifically for Spotify listeners. The Podcast APIs add nine new endpoints to Spotify's host of developer APIs. For the moment, all of the new Podcast endpoints are in beta.
gRPC is an alternative architectural pattern to REST and GraphQL for providing and consuming APIs. It's becoming a popular way among many companies to create APIs intended to run at web-scale compared to the other architectures that often rely on data formatting standards such as JSON or XML.
Security researchers have identified various vulnerabilities within the SoundCloud API that could have allowed attackers to gain access to user accounts and easily initiate DDoS attacks. Checkmarx Research conducted an investigation into the online social music platform.
Jaxta is an online music credentials resource that was founded in 2015 with the aim of ensuring that music creators get the credit that they are due. The company now operates a massive database of music credits and has announced an API to expose this data for third-party use.
For this installment of the Most Interesting API series, we focus on APIs added to our directory in categories including Sports, Music, Games, Humor, Video, Gambling, eSports, Animation, TV, Photography, Books, and Podcasts. Have a look for the year's highlighted Entertainment APIs.
Developers looking to create applications for music lovers may want to add specific features for song lyrics. The best way to do that, is with an Application Programming Interface (API) for lyrics. Here, we detail the top 7 APIs for Lyrics from ProgrammableWeb, based on user page visits.
Spotify subscribers who also use Apple products may soon be able to use Siri to interact with the popular music service. Spotify is taking advantage of the SiriKit audio API, which was recently made available via iOS 13, to test the integration. It's not a done deal, but iPhone owners can dream.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Email, Compliance, and Machine Learning. Highlights include an API for retrieving legal data from the U.S. court system and an API for Kwik delivery services in West Africa. Here's a look at what is new.
Stream, a provider offering a streaming API platform has announced the addition of the native Android SDK for both Java and Kotlin. The SDK allows developers to add scalable feeds, activity streams, and chat functionality to their applications. Stream now offers support for most major languages.
Recent technology backed by machine learning is making it possible to recognize people and objects from images, videos, sounds, body parts, speech, phrases, characters, even typing. Developers can find over two-hundred APIs for Recognition on ProgrammableWeb. Here are some top choices.
Considering adding video capabilities to an application? There are numerous APIs to choose from. ProgrammableWeb provides a huge list of Video APIs to accommodate developers. In this article we summarize the top ten choices based on popularity on the ProgrammableWeb website.
Event-driven data streaming is gaining popularity and Axway, provider of a hybrid integration and content collaboration platform called AMPLIFY, has announced a new feature, AMPLIFY Streams, that allows any API to be turned into an event-driven data stream without server-side code.