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Making energy more efficient is necessary for many reasons, including economizing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions for a cleaner planet. Advancing technologies are here to help, and the best way for developers to integrate with them is via APIs. Here are then 10 most popular Energy APIs.
DataStax, a data management company, has announced that its Stargate open-source API framework has moved into general availability. Stargate was initially announced in the summer of 2020 and is intended to integrate data request coordination code with an API platform for simplified data management.
MuleSoft has announced a new solution that is built on top of its existing Anypoint Platform and aims to allow non-developer employees to participate more directly in building what the company sees as the future of enterprise integration. MuleSoft Composer offers a no-code integration environment.
Home Automation applications enable us to control nearly everything in our homes, and developers wishing to get in on this rapidly growing market would need to find suitable APIs for creating applications. Here are the 12 most popular ones based on web traffic on ProgrammableWeb's API directory.
PriceAdvantage, a company that provides fuel price analytic services, has announced a new API that will allow fuel retailers to streamline integration with the platform. The company is hoping that the API will simplify the process of importing and exporting pricing data.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Feedback, Auto, and Cryptocurrency. Highlights include an API for the Electrific EV platform, an API for machine learning deployment, and an API for Studycounts math problem solving. Here's a look at what is new.
Last week, Facebook announced its acquisition of Giphy. The Giphy team will become part of Instagram which has enjoyed API integration with Giphy for quite some time. The question becomes, how will app integrations outside of the Facebook family be impacted by the acquisition?
OpenText announced the launch of the new OpenText Trading Grid, a new cloud integration services platform. The launch combines multi-enterprise integration capabilities with a modern, microservices architecture as well as data visualization from OpenText ALLOY.
Homes, cities, cars, businesses, and workplaces are getting smarter thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Things category on ProgrammableWeb has over three hundred APIs. Here we highlight ten popular ones including the Google Assistant and Alexa Home Skills APIs.
This list of APIs from 2019 covers Earth and Human Health, Environment, and the Internet of Things. Developers looking to develop applications for Home Automation, Fitness, Healthcare, Weather, Climate, Agriculture, Energy, and Sustainability may find these choices worthy of a look.
ABB Group, a company that provides power and automation products, systems, and services, has announced the availability of a new API platform for smart home automation. The company took a major step forward in 2017 with the release of the Smarter Home Developer Program.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Automation, and Weather. Highlights include an API that provides menu data from thousands of restaurants and an API for whale sightings data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Zendesk expanded integration opportunities for its Answer Bot product. Answer Bot, a machine learning tool that helps customers find answers to their own questions, had been limited in channel access since its original release. Now, Zendesk has opened up access through API, SDK, widget, and more.
LabTwin recently announced that a new open API will enhance its offering by providing deeper integration and streamlined communication. These upgrades aim to reduce data fragmentation that is caused by information being spread across different tools and platforms.
Recent research indicates that, across organizations surveyed, old point-to-point integration habits are dying hard. In fact, they could be getting worse, resulting in an increasingly intractable situation as enterprises struggle to digitally transform themselves and avoid fatal disruption.
Google has announced that it will shutter the Works with Nest developer program effective August 31. To date, this program has allowed developers to integrate Nest smart home devices with their own products, apps and services. It will be replaced by a new program dubbed Works with Google Assistant.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Economics and Energy. Highlights include the QuickChart API for creating data charts, the Genomelink API for adding DNA profiled genetic attributes to apps, and the Milez API for frequent flyer miles data.
Amazon's voice-controlled assistant Alexa had another big year at the Consumer Electronics Show. Companies near and far added Alexa to their smart home, mobile, and even automotive products. If you thought Alexa was already everywhere, you're sadly mistaken. Here's where Alexa is now.
Amazon just announced the ability to arm and disarm home security systems with Alexa. The Alexa Security Panel Controller API enables developers to connect Alexa with security systems so homeowners can arm and disarm their systems without visiting the security panel, and the API supports pins.
What if centralized integration services are getting it wrong? What if in the future, every service would come with integrations out-of-the-box? Every cloud service would have their own mini, built-in iPaaS, and apps from disparate cloud services would support integrations with each other.