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Shopify, an e-commerce solutions and API provider, has recently announced several updates to its Partner and Checkout APIs that are intended to protect merchant privacy while also providing access to a robust collection of data that ensures improved productivity for partners.
A few years back Google introduced ML Kit, an SDK that lets mobile developers add machine learning to their apps. Recently, Google announced two new APIs (Entity Extraction and Selfie Segmentation) would be added to ML Kit to allow developers to create richer in-app experiences.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Restaurants and Jobs. Highlights include an API for managing shopping cart services, and an API to retrieve job listings for remote workers. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Location, Mapping, and Graphics. Highlights include the Smithsonian Institution Open Access API and an API for Placekey universal address identification service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Shopify, a company that provides eCommerce APIs and services, has launched a new API that is intended to allow developers to adjust legal settings on the platform programmatically. The new Legal Policy API will simplify the adjustment of return policies, privacy policies, etc.
AND is proud to announce the launch of its updated GeoBoundaries API, which are part of its geo-location product suite. The GeoBoundaries API adds relevant information to a location, based on its numerical co-ordinates which is usually the name or type of area.
Amazon has announced a new API that is intended to serve as a next-generation resource in the advancement of everything previously handled by the Amazon Marketplace Web Service (MWS) API. The new Amazon Selling Partner API (SP-API) will provide key improvements to the previous experience.
Apps that use location data present challenges to developers. Users expect seamless experiences with up-to-date, reliable data – a significant design and engineering challenge. How can developers deliver stellar user experiences? Here are four best practices for building location-based apps.
PriceAdvantage, a company that provides fuel price analytic services, has announced a new API that will allow fuel retailers to streamline integration with the platform. The company is hoping that the API will simplify the process of importing and exporting pricing data.
Planet, an Earth-imaging API provider, has introduced a new Developer Trial Program. The program allows developers to use Planet’s suite of APIs before signing up and paying for production use. Trial users receive an actual API key that allows real requests and receives real data.
Android 11 beta 3 is here and with it Google is calling upon all developers to update their apps accordingly. The official Android 11 release is mere weeks away at this point, and it is important for apps to be compatible with the new features in Android 11. Here's what you need to know.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Security and Stocks. Highlights include an API to interact with the Zeplin product design collaboration platform and the Marketstack API for stocks data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Weather and Security. Featured is an API for optimizing legal office workflow, and API for short-term rental noise monitoring, and new APIs for eBay. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
GameAnalytics has announced a new Metrics API that the company intends to simplify the extraction of game data for use in the development of customized portfolio views. This is especially useful for publishers that are managing a large collection of games.
Google released a new version of the Paging API. The company says Paging API 3 is a complete overhaul of the library based on Kotlin. Google incorporated the changes asked for by developers, which include simpler handling of errors, wider list transformations, and support for list separators.
eBay released APIs: the Feed API and the Deal API. The Feed API allows sellers to download order reports and acknowledge fulfilled orders. To do this, sellers upload input files and download reports, both as output files. The new APIs arrive as eBay celebrates the 20th birthday of its dev program.
Google has released the beta version of Android 11. Developer previews for Android 11 have been around since February. Now, Google has officially opened up the beta release with three themes: people, controls, and privacy. Google has canceled the virtual launch event it originally planned for v11.
Shopify introduced versioning in April of 2019. Its goal was to improve stability and predictability across its API portfolio. Its versioning strategy applies across Shopify's entire API offering. COVID-19 pressure caused Shopify to push back its April 2020 deprecations to July.
The new Service API provides a REST interface for publishing and requesting data, making Diffusion available to any programming language that can make an HTTP request – there’s no longer a need to install an SDK and developers can immediately start publishing from a command line.
Google has released the ARCore Depth API, which uses algorithms generated by movement to create depth information through a single camera. The API has been in beta since last year, but thanks to Google's collaboration with creators, the API is now part of the ARCore release for Android and Unity.