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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.
The Firebase team has been busy. Since launching Firebase Live, it has been in constant contact with its user community with new products, updates, codelabs, demos, and more. On the product side of the house, Firebase has announced new productivity tools and connectivity tools.
Cloudflare announced Cloudflare Workers Unbound. Workers Unbound is a serverless platform for developers with a specific focus on flexibility, performance, security, ease of use, and pricing. Users can run complicated workloads across the Cloudflare network and pay only for what's used.
This week, Amazon announced the beta release of Honeycode. Honeycode is Amazon’s version of an app builder for non-coders. With Honeycode, customers use an intuitive visual app builder to create interactive web and mobile apps. The project has been in the works for years, and is ready for testing.
Flutter, Google's UI toolkit for building native applications for mobile, web, and desktop, has announced the release of v1.17. Over 3,000 PRs are included, plus increased performance and many new features including Metal support on iOS, new Material components, new Network tracking, and more.
Shopify just introduced its new API Health Report. It turns Shopify's change log into a dynamic tool. Using the API Heath Report, developers can check their private and custom apps for any deprecated API calls those apps might be making. The tool looks at calls made in the past 30 days.
Four51 has redesigned and relaunched its OrderCloud.io developer portal. The new portal was rebuilt from the ground up with key features including a UI designed for developers and non developers, persistent tabs, document searchability, and open sourced documentation available at Github.
Google has announced the general availability of its Stackdriver Cloud Monitoring dashboards API. The dashboards API is part of Google Cloud. It allows users to read the configuration for existing dashboards, create new dashboards, update existing dashboards and delete dashboards no longer used.
If you're trying to build a highly usable developer tool, then a proper Command Line Interface (CLI) to interface with your API is paramount. This article outlines what we found to be best practices among other CLI tools and developers' needs when it comes to building a proper CLI.
Postman has bolstered its enterprise platform with two new features. API Builder allows developers to build APIs directly within Postman. A new reporting feature, currently in beta, provides insight regarding how APIs are used throughout a particular development environment.
Google has announced the upcoming shutdown of Google App Maker. Google App Maker is a low-code, G Suite development tool that allows businesses to fill gaps in their business workflows and operations. Google has cited "low usage" as the primary reason for shutting down the tool.
CloudVector, API threat protection platform provider, recently introduced API Shark. API Shark is a free API discovery and observability tool. As APIs are rapidly introduced to public, private, and internal systems; API Shark automatically discovers such APIs when DevOps teams may not be able to.
FreshLime, a customer connection platform, has announced an API for access to its platform. Through the API, users can integrate FreshLime directly into third party systems of all types: CRM, POS, Field Management, etc. Such apps and systems are enhanced with FreshLime customer engagement tools.
API Fortress, an API continuous testing platform, has announced Mass Functional Test Generation. Mass Functional Test Generation allows users to import OpenAPI files and generate a large number of functional tests for those files. The test generator is currently in beta release.
Facebook doesn't fact check or monitor the content of political ads. Instead, the company offers Facebook Ad Library, Ad Library Report, and the Ad Library API so researchers can study how users are targeted on Facebook, and monitor Facebook Ads' impact on elections. Are the tools working?
CWT, travel management platform provider, has expanded its myCWT platform to China. The omni-channel, open API-based platform is the first of its kind in China. China's travel market includes specific nuances that required some customization for the myCWT platform and CWT made the adjustments.
APImetrics has announced API.expert. The service gives developers insight into performance for leading APIs. Real-time data is available without any configuration needed. At launch, the service includes weekly data from leading API providers.
ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2019: Application Development and Developer Tools
This segment of the past year's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs added to ProgrammableWeb covers the Application Development, DevOps, and Developer Tools areas. Tools and technology that helps make a developer's life easier, including APIs from GitLab, LambdaTest, and W3C, are included.
Facebook has introduced a number of new features to its App Dashboard. The changes target improving the app review process and giving developers more insight and control over managing permissions. Facebook also gets more information regarding how developers use the Facebook platform.
Amazon just announced more than two dozen new and updated resource types for AWS CloudFormation. CloudFormation templates can now be used to configure and provision a number of AWS products including CodePipeline, API Gateway, AWS Lambda, Elasticsearch Service, AWS IAM and more.