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Skyflow, a data security and governance startup, has launched the second generation of its API-accessible data security solution. Skyflow’s new PII Data Privacy Vault is enhanced with the addition of a partnering Data Governance Engine that streamlines data access control.
Tinybird is looking to simplify building real-time data analytics products by offering infrastructure that assists in data aggregation. Tinybird claims to be able to ingest millions of rows of data per second and provide developers with low-latency access to the resulting SQL database.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Machine Learning, Games, and Coronavirus. Highlights include an API for a game to learn programming, and an API for data about artworks in the SMK Museum of Denmark. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
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.
While gRPC brings a lot of power to enterprise-level distributed computing, it's not an easy technology to implement. Fortunately, there are projects that provide the necessary framework to do this. This article focuses on a detailed examination of the Node.js implementation of gRPC.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook just announced v8.0 of its Graph and Marketing APIs. Per usual, the new releases include some breaking changes, feature updates, and deprecations. The company is pointing developers to the Platform Initiatives Hub to stay up to date with all company plans and programs.
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.
Since introduction, Visual Studio Code, often called simply "VS Code", has quickly moved to the top of editor choices by programmers. It's easily one of the most configurable, developer-friendly editors available. Even though it's created by Microsoft, Linux and Mac users have embraced it as well.
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.
Design is important in many aspects of development which is especially true for development that drives UX. We've learned that API design can have a profound impact on user interfaces and thus user experiences. Poorly designed APIs can lead to awkward, unnatural, or inefficient workflows.
Google first announced its intention to discontinue support for JSON-RPC protocol and Global HTTP Batch in its APIs in 2018. Its original timetable was to discontinue support in March of 2019. That timetable was extended, but the new deadline is fast approaching. The new date is August 12, 2020.
Codugh wants developers to directly earn money for their APIs. It's building a marketplace where developers publish APIs. As those APIs are used, regardless of integrated application, the API developer gets paid. Codugh has partnered with Bitcoin SV (BSV) to pay developers per call.
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.
Google announced that it will discontinue support for the JSON-RPC protocol and Global HTTP Batch. Google had originally planned to discontinue support for both features in 2019, but has now extended the deadline to August 12, 2020. Visit the blog post announcement for migration assistance.
In this presentation of ProgrammableWeb's Developers Rock Podcast, David Berlind, editor in chief of ProgrammableWeb interviews Andrew Lawrence, director of product management at Commerce Cloud at Salesforce. Salesforce Commerce Cloud has launched a newly redesigned API developer portal.
Post Corona, Code for America Looks to Join Devs, Civic Techies and Gov Officials To Transform GovOps
While private sector companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc. draw closer to perfected digital states, the public sector (government agencies and orgs) are woefully behind. In bringing together developers, civic techies, and government officials, Code for America is hoping to change that.