The Latest News On The API Economy
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Stitch Labs recently announced the launch of its API to help retailers innovate and streamline their operational infrastructure. This technical flexibility is critical for retailers to be successful in today's dynamic eCommerce environment full of competition and rising consumer expectations.
GitHub has announced the availability of two new paid plans (Personal and Organization) that include unlimited private repositories. The new plans replace existing GitHub paid plans with the exception of the GitHub Enterprise. GitHub will continue to be free for public and open source projects.
Virtual Incentives, a digital reward fulfillment company, today launched its innovative Application Programming Interface (API) for rewards and incentives. The new scalable API builds on the company’s commitment to constant innovation and nimble use of their end-to-end reward platform technology.
Windows PowerShell is the powerful Microsoft command-line shell and associated scripting language for task automation and configuration management. In this tutorial, Trevor Sullivan presents a screencast video that guides followers through using PowerShell to automate common tasks in GitHub.
Cloud-based messaging app Telegram provides free, open and secure communication across any platform with automatic chat synching across devices. Telegram also provides a dedicated Bot API for building custom bots that users can interact with via messages and commands to perform predefined tasks.
Computational APIs, those based on computation and semantic programming, may offer a way for providers to improve the usability and availability of APIs while making data more accessible for companies looking to increase automation while also creating a better user experience.
Developers can get quick and simple access to sophisticated image recognition software thanks to Google’s Cloud Vision API. The tool leverages machine learning to identify the contents of images for classification across thousands of categories, and here it is used to determine traffic volume.
Web app automation service Zapier allows users to define custom Zaps that link apps to build automated workflows of digital tasks. In this article, co-founder and CTO Bryan Helmig discusses the finer points of the platform’s architecture and how it handles over 60m API calls every day.
Amazon web Services’ Lambda dramatically streamlines event-based programming in the Amazon infrastructure by automating the running of code based on triggers generated by events within S3 services. This tutorial uses Lambda and API Gateway to build a simple request handler in around 10 minutes.
A recent release by the UK’s Revenue and Customs Department has moved the needle on how Governments release APIs. Could SLAs be available next?
Runscope has updated and relaunched its API. The new API fully automates API testing. The entire Runscope feature set is integrated with existing infrastructure.
Automating API discovery and integrating APIs into management workflows is becoming easier with a new generation of tools like AWS’s API Gateway Swagger Importer Tool.
Google Deployment Manager is now generally available and provides users with a mechanism to create consistent and repeatable deployments via configuration file.
Commerce platform Shopify today announced Apps for Shopify POS, a new feature that gives businesses access to tools developed by third party developers.
CentraLite has released a campaign to fill a gap it sees in the IoT API landscape. The campaign includes an add-on board that enables IoT devices to speak to a single API.
LeadSift has announced the official launch of the LeadSift Consumer Insights API which provides actionable business insights from social media audiences’ data.
Using AlchemyAPI and Python scripts, this tutorial walks followers through downloading large numbers of PDFs and using entity extraction to determine the most popular topics.
We've added 7 APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in Health, Sales, and Storage categories, among others. Also added: a Node.JS wrapper for Jammin API platform.