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Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Air Travel, Travel and Games. Highlights include a "smart" dictionary API which returns definitions as well as linguistic analysis, a chess API, and several travel APIs. 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.
Innovative Technology (ITL) has released an online API alternative to their ICU Intelligent Identification device aimed at the growing online gaming market. ICU API will enable your website to perform facial recognition & age estimation.
Riot Games just announced an API for its Valorant game. Through the Valorant API, developers will be able to call access to match history and content data. At launch, Riot Games is restricting access to the API to approved use cases. The company wants to strictly control access at this time.
PartnerMatrix introduces new API development which helps casino and betting websites to have a better understanding of their affiliate marketing programs. The real-time data API feature allows Affiliate Managers to track users’ actions in real-time.
Last week Enjin, an open-source gaming development platform, launched an all-new Java SDK. The organization is hoping to make it easier for Java developers to integrate their blockchain technology into applications. This announcement comes weeks after the release of the Godot SDK.
Late last year Google discontinued active development of the company’s smartphone-based VR platform: Google Cardboard. At that time, the announcement was made that Google would open-source the project, an olive branch for developers hoping to continue improving the product.
Godot, a popular open-source game engine, has gained an SDK developed by Enjin that will allow game developers to easily integrate with the company’s blockchain technology. The SDK was announced last week via Twitter and is the product of several years of collaboration between the companies.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Coronavirus, Financial, and Games. Highlights include 5 more APIs for COVID-19 data, an API for The New York Times crossword puzzle data, and an API for auto sales data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Latest gaming-focused API meant to help reduce the time it takes to download and install games so end users can start gameplay faster while enjoying games with smaller footprints. The Google Play Asset Deliver API is flexible, has a small footprint, and is free for developers to 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.
Google recently made the Android Game SDK available to developers. It includes a number of libraries, as well as several API hooks, that should help game developers provide the best possible experience when it comes to gaming on mobile devices. Here’s what you need to know about the SDK.
Google announced the end of support for real-time and multiplayer functionality within the Play Game Services API. Other features within the API like leaderboards, events, quests, etc. will not be affected by the change. The official deprecation date for these features is March 31, 2020.
There is nothing funny about Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, usually, but we've rounded up a few to chuckle over. Developers wanting to add some big laughs to their applications can start with this list of the top ten APIs from ProgrammableWeb's Humor category.
Developers may want to add dictionary functions to applications for a variety of reasons. Dictionary use can increase vocabulary, improve reading, writing and speaking skills, supply translation, process language for sentiment and aid accessibility. Here are ProgrammableWeb's 10 top Dictionary APIs.
Movies, sports, TV, music, events, games, and pets are just a few options humans can turn to in order to keep themselves entertained. Developers looking to create entertainment applications should check out the top ten Entertainment APIs based on recent traffic to the ProgrammableWeb API directory.
Games media service RAWG opens its API for developers. RAWG is the largest games database with over 300,000 of games, 2M of screenshots, 400K of reviews and ratings, and now you can access all of it and much more via the API.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Games, Government, and Background. Highlights include the RAWG vidoe game database API and TypingDNA API for authenticating users via typing biometrics. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Agora.io, a provider of voice, video, and live interactive streaming solutions, announced the release of the Agora Video Chat SDK for Unity. This new SDK will allow game developers to embed video chat directly into their games. With this release, Agora.io is now a Unity Verified Solutions partner.
Games media service RAWG opens its API for developers. RAWG is the largest games database with over 300,000 of games, 2M of screenshots, 400K of reviews and ratings, and now you can access all of it and much more via the API. Access over 300,000 games, 2M of screenshots, and much more.