The Latest News On The API Economy
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WordPress recently announced that custom themes must now utilize the Theme Customization API. Released a few years ago, the API streamlines theme customization.
A critical security update for WP REST API Plugin has been released which fixes a serious information disclosure vulnerability affecting all previous versions of the plugin.
The WP REST API represents one of WordPress' most significant projects to date. Currently under a major rewrite, the API moves WordPress towards a full application framework.
As promised, the team at Netvibes, the very popular customizable homepage, has released the developer preview of their Universal Widget API (UWA). Widgets developed using this API work not only on Netvibes but many other widget platforms and blog systems: Google IG, Apple Dashboard, and so on.
Time once again to see what's most interesting from the latest set of mashups. And, as you can see from the post's title, a bit more serious in the subject matter this round. First some general ProgrammableWeb metrics: 1337 total, 174 in the past 30 days, and a 30 day average of 5.80/day.