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The GitHub Code Scanning API, a service that is available for all public repositories and private repositories with advanced security enabled, has recently been updated. These updates provide access to more robust code data and alert statuses.
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.
All successful API providers engage with developers as part of their API strategy. In this series ProgrammableWeb interviews providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. We talk with Lisa-Marie Namphy from Cockroach Labs to learn what drives its engagement strategy.
Atom is a free and open-source text editor developed by GitHub and available for several operating systems, including Linux, Mac, and Windows. In this article we will take you through the necessary steps to install Atom on your Windows machine, customize it and integrate it with Git.
Starting with version 1.19 of Kubernetes, developers will be required to advance APIs that they are developing into a stable state within 9 months. These changes are intended to encourage follow-through on feature development and avoid APIs getting stuck in beta.
The Honeynet Project has collaborated in the creation of a new open-source intelligence (OSINT) tool that collates threat information from a multitude of sources. This new resource dubbed Intel Owl provides developers access via API to the resulting threat analysis data.
Unsplash, an online image provider, has released an open image dataset. The new library currently contains over 2 million high quality images, with 16GB of accompanying data. The accompanying data includes keyword-image conversions, community and AI-generated keywords, EXIF, and more
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including COVID-19, Banking and Sustainability. Included is an API that enables users to convert spreadsheets to APIs, an API for intelligent pricing services, and an API for verifying identity in real time.
Coinbase announced the launch of Rosetta. Rosetta is an open source specification and set of associated tools that helps developers integrate blockchain into the applications and systems. Since its founding, Coinbase has preached the need for openness, and Rosetta is the next logical step.
Thirty-two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Data, Documents, and Financial. Highlights include an API for business records fiscalization, and API for data dashboards, and APIs from Precisely for data accuracy. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
AcceleratXR, Inc. today announced the launch of its new open-source project; Composer.js. Composer.js is a framework and toolset for rapidly building back-end API services using NodeJS. The project is a fork of the internal tools and technology the company has been steadily building.
By making its runtime engine open-source, any of the 8 million developers worldwide who know the Python language can now choose to deploy their apps on their own machines, or on specialized Internet of Things (IoT) devices, as well as within their employer’s or Anvil’s clouds.
Zoom has updated its iOS app to stop sending specific data to Facebook. Zoom's announcement came after Motherboard reported that data such as timezone, city, device details, etc. were sent to Facebook. This sharing came from Zoom's use of the Facebook SDK, which it will now stop.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has finalized two rules aimed at delivering US patients better access to their own health data. Two different departments under HHS (ONC and CMS) have issued these rules, and both rules require the use of APIs for easier patient access to data.
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.
The City University of Hong Kong has embraced an API-led approach to education. This move allows CityU to harness the power of APIs while integrating essential elements from their legacy system. Adoption of the new platform is a unifying stroke for their campus.
Firmex, a provider of virtual data room and secure document sharing solutions used by companies worldwide, recently announced the availability of its application programming interface (API) that enables developers to integrate their VDR with existing third-party enterprise systems.
This article offers an introduction to and tutorial on aviationstack, a free, real-time flight status and global aviation data API used by more than 5,000 companies. It offers up to the minute information on flight departures, arrivals, historical arrival data, routes, airports, airlines, and more.
This article is part of a multi-part series about Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs that were added to our directory during 2019. These featured Lifestyle and Education APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.