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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.
Building websites, especially content-heavy sites, that are fast, scalable, and flexible that deliver superior performance is more complex than creating a simple website. Adopting a MACH approach is one of the effective ways to implement this. This article shows you how to utilize MACH technologies.
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.
Can new technology save media from being trapped by slow, siloed, and expensive traditional systems? The headless CMS tears apart the monolithic website architecture from 10 years ago, replacing it with a flexible API-led approach at a far lower cost and a new level of efficiency and flexibility.
A number of recent events has shown just how important it is for developers to guard against rogue SDKs in their mobile apps. In this article Alan Bavosa discusses the ways in which rogue SDKs can affect an app and the steps developers can take to protect their apps against them.
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.
OpenWater is opening up its software platform to third party developers. Through the OpenWater SDK and API, third parties can directly integrate application and review management to their list of services. Prior to the API and SDK, users had to outsource the process to OpenWater.
Facebook has filed a lawsuit against OneAudience. The lawsuit alleges that OneAudience paid app developers to embed its SDK on applications that collected personal data from users on Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Facebook and Twitter both exposed the company's practices in November 2019.
Sony has announced a new SDK for its line of cameras. The SDK gives third party developers remote access and control over such cameras. Commercial customers have long requested access from Sony, and the SDK is Sony's answer. Camera controls and image data are available through the SDK.
Good API portals meet developers where they are in terms of technology and language choice by offering SDKs and sample code in languages that are appropriate for developers. This article looks at TomTom’s developer portal that treats its SDKs as a first-class citizen on par with their API offerings.
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.