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Cloudways is a managed cloud hosting platform; Slack chatbots are capable of handling automatic messages. This tutorial by Ahmed Khan on the Cloudways blog shows readers how to create a Slack chatbot and connect it with the Cloudways API to automate tasks for a Cloudways hosted server.
Microsoft recently announced a number of API changes and updates to its Azure Storage Service. Specific API changes affect the Put Message API, Files API, and Table Storage APIs. Additionally, Microsoft introduced a new Incremental Copy Blob API for efficient copying and backup of blog snapshots.
We have added eleven APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Translation, Wireless, Tools and Editing. One highlight today is an API from ChatBottle, an online tool to discover chat bots. Here's a rundown of the latest additions and how developers mayfind them useful.
Box introduced the "All New Box" throughout the week at its BoxWorks conference. The launch includes many developer focused features that pitch Box as a single place for all company content. Highlights to accomplish this goal include new APIs to access content and updated developer tools.
Dropbox has officially deprecated the Dropbox API v1. While Dropbox encourages developers to transition to v2, and start all new builds with v2, v1 will remain available until June 28, 2017. However, all new features will be added solely to v2. The deprecation includes both Core and Business APIs.
DuraSpace has announced that the Fedora community is currently working on the initial phases of drafting a Fedora RESTful API specification that is better aligned with W3C and other modern standards such as the Linked Data Platform (LDP), Memento, WebAccessControl, and Fixity on ingest.
Last year Dropbox announced a preview of the new Dropbox API v2. The new version simplified the Dropbox developer experience. In hopes to move toward a more simplified platform, Dropbox also announced deprecation of its Sync and Datastore APIs.
GoDaddy completely rebuilt its Cloud Servers service. Built on OpenStack architecture, the service simplifies build, maintenance, and migration of virtual instances. With a continued focus on small business and individual developers, GoDaddy goes to market with a simple, fast cloud offering.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Internet of Things, Monitoring, Translation, Payments and others. Included today are two more APIs from NASA, including one that returns astronaut EVA data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
WalmartLabs has released OneOps, a cloud management and application lifecycle management platform, as open source. OneOps is a multi-cloud application orchestrator that developers can use to quickly develop and launch applications as well as maintain them throughout the entire application lifecycle.
Box announced the general availability of its new Box Developer Platform. The platform provides the ability to create third party apps directly in the Box ecosystem.
One gap in Google's Cloud Platform had to do with the performance and cost of bandwidth hungry apps. Now, Google is partnering with CDNs to offer better options for developers.
ReliableSite, a dedicated hosting provider, has launched a SOAP-based API so that customers can incorporate DevOps-like server management functionality into their own apps.
DreamFactory and Verizon want to give developers a one-stop-shop where they can build and deploy RESTful services on Verizon's enterprise cloud platform.
Amazon has announced the availability of Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine designed to be highly scalable and extremely fast.
Google Cloud Storage Nearline goes GA with Save and Switch program, On Demand I/O and Cloud Storage Transfer Service to ease migration.
3DIAX platform offers secure storage and developer tools, via API, as well as full access to Authentise's Design Streaming and Print Monitoring tools for 3D files.