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It's day two at GitHub Universe 2019. Today is all about security. The day two keynote saw many announcements related to securing code including GitHub Security Lab, CodeQL, GitHub Security Advisories, automated security updates, GitHub Advisory Database, token scanning, and more.
In this article, we offer an introduction and tutorial on serpstack, a free, real-time Google search results API used to monitor brand performance on search engine results pages around the world. serpstack is a vital SEO tool to research and understand search engine performance.
Ghost recently introduced version 3 of its popular CMS platform. One of the key elements of the new launch is a fully independent method to manage subscriptions and memberships. In most CMS platforms, subscriptions are handled by integration with a third-party provider. Third-party reliance is over.
Zenserp provides developers with search engine result page (SERP) data via APIs. The company claims that its APIs are designed to closely mimic human search behavior in an effort to provide the most useful data. Today Zenserp has announced a new image recognition API.
Today at Firebase Summit 2019 in Madrid, Spain, Firebase announced various upgrades to the company’s mobile and web application development platform. The updates are highlighted by new tools that aim to accelerate development while also reducing coding errors.
Kong announced a new open source project: Kuma. Kuma is a control plane for a service mesh. It is built on top of the open-source Envoy proxy. The goal of Kuma is to move beyond the limitations associated with first-generation service mesh technology. It is platform agnostic and enterprise-ready.
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.
Developers love open source software. It stokes creativity, collaboration, and innovation, and is free, or at least less expensive, than commercial software. Luckily ProgrammableWeb provides hundreds of APIs in the Open Source category. Here we highlight the 12 most popular Open Source APIs.
Google announced multiple changes to its Ads and Search APIs. In the Ads API, changes were made to prevent the same payment account applying across manager account hierarchies. In the Search APIs, certain Android appearances that are no longer available in the Console UI are no longer supported.
In recent years, weather has become more extreme. Luckily meteorology and weather data retrieval tools are improving every day. Developers looking to build applications for weather can check out these popular APIs that are listed in the Weather category on ProgrammableWeb to suit their needs.
Facebook is open sourcing video and photo matching tech so that partners and non-profits can leverage the technology to fight the spread of abusive content. The video matching technology, TMK, and the photo matching technology, PDQ, uses an identification and hashing system to prevent spread.
Agility made its name through headless CMS offerings. While headless CMS is still going strong, the release of its Content Fetch API puts a whole new bent on its promise of "compose once, publish everywhere." The new API allows customers to spin up new instances quickly with complete visibility.
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.
In an effort to meet the needs of businesses that are serving customers across multiple digital channels, Adobe announced the launch of a headless commerce capability for its Commerce Cloud platform which provides core APIs that can be used to develop experiences for different digital touchpoints.
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.
Apollo Federation is now available as an open source architecture for building a distributed graph. Based solely on GraphQL, Apollo Federation allows organizations to query an entire organization's data with a single GraphQL query, without using monolithic architecture. Goodbye, schema stitching.
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.
The ProgrammableWeb directory's Search category contains more than 2000 APIs for adding search technology and functions to websites and applications. Here we filter through popular user favorites and highlight those that developers may find useful for enhancing applications.