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Did APIs Play a Role in the Exfiltration of Personal Data From Parler.com After the Riot in Washington, DC?
In the aftermath of the riots in Washington, DC several posts went viral alleging that APIs played a role in the potentially private content including text, images, and video that were exfiltrated from Parler.com. We took a deep dive into these allegations in order to set the record straight.
Google has been steadily improving the infrastructure behind the Google Search Console API to ensure that users are able to fully leverage all of the powerful features available in the Search Console. This week, the company announced that it will be further updating the API.
MuleSoft has announced a new solution that is built on top of its existing Anypoint Platform and aims to allow non-developer employees to participate more directly in building what the company sees as the future of enterprise integration. MuleSoft Composer offers a no-code integration environment.
The Firebase Summit 2020 is going on right now. The company has introduced several new features and updates to the platform, all designed to make app development easier. The main feature updates fall into three categories: emulator tools, data analysis tools, and performance insights.
RapidAPI has launched RapidAPI Testing. The new offering aims to allow developers to create and manage API tests from development to deployment. It supports API types including REST, SOAP, and GraphQL. APIs can be added from RapidAPI Marketplace and Enterprise Hub.
Flutter made a name for itself by delivering an open-source framework that allows developers to build apps once, and distribute that app across multiple ecosystems. Windows has been the most significant OS missing from Flutter's support. Last week, Flutter introduced an alpha release for Windows.
GitHub CLI 1.0 is now generally available. The goal of GitHub CLI is to bring GitHub to the terminal. It has been in beta release since earlier this year. Users can run entire workflows from the terminal, call the GitHub API to script actions, and connect to GitHub Enterprise Servers.
Progressive Web Apps are built from common web technologies but offer an experience rivaling a native app. A number of big brands such as Adidas, Lancome USA and others have trasnformed their sites to PWAs. This article looks at some of the tools developers can use to build PWAs.
Google Cloud Platform has announced a new solution aimed at enabling citizen developers to automate processes and create applications in a no-code environment. The new Business Application Platform intends to help enterprise customers modernize legacy apps and create new business channels.
Postman, API development platform, has launched Postman for the web. The new browser interface offers developers easy access and increased collaboration with others. In a press release, the company described the new product as “somewhat of a return to Postman’s original roots.”
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.
Google has released an alpha version of Jetpack Compose. It’s a modern UI toolkit that helps developers build apps across Android platforms. It provides native access to platform APIs. Ultimately, the goal is less code, more interactive tools, and Kotlin APIs. V1.0 is expected in 2021.
GrammaTech, a provider of software application security testing solutions, today announced it has released Swap Detector an open-source checker that detects API usage errors. The tool aims to improve application security testing for DevOps.
Red Hat introduced OpenShift 4.5. It uses Kubernetes 1.18, and has a particular focus on stability within high scale operations. As expected, the new release includes a number of quality improvements and many new features. New features cover node based features, web console, and developer tools.
Idk.dev, provider of programming & DevOps tutorials has announced the general availability of Client-Side Metrics for the AWS SDK for Java v2. This SDK, which was initially announced in preview on July 7th, is now in version 2.14.0 and is designated for use in production environments.
Datadog, cloud security and monitoring platform, has launched Error Tracking. The new product automatically collects application errors in real-time. Then, it aggregates into action items for engineering teams to respond to. It includes automated collection and visualization tools.
IBM has introduced OpenAPI Comment Parser. The new offering brings API reference creation and code development into the same environment. The theory is that API references will improve, and stay updated, if developers don’t have to bounce back and forth between their code and the API reference.
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.
GitHub has announced that beginning on November 13th, 2020, they will require that developers using the GitHub REST API use token-based authentication. This will now be required for all authenticated operations in replacement of the previously allowed account password access.
Solo.io has introduced Gloo Federation. It is the next step in the company's development of Gloo, its envoy proxy based API gateway. With its continued focus on scalability, Solo.io sought a better way to allow its users to operate multiple "Gloos". Gloo Federation became the answer.