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Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Search, PaaS, and Education. Highlighted today is an API for managing, editing, and delivering images from Amend Cloud and APIs from DigitalGlobe for accessing Earth satellite imagery.
Continuing our series on push technologies, part three looks at WebSockets and how they are appropriate for when you need a server-to-client real time interactive exchange. Part three discusses what you can do with WebSockets and how it differs from other push technologies.
... This process occurs in three steps. First, the subscriber polls the publisher for a topic as usual using a protocol such as RSS or Atom. Second, the publisher responds with a specially formatted message that includes two HTTP link headers, which look like this: Link:
The hub URL is the ...
Jason Harmon, head of APIs at engaging forms tool Typeform, recently gave a talk on three common API design mistakes and how to deal with them. Included are the use of HTTP POST versus GET, compressing APIs that poll a lot and using group calls to take advantage of common chains of calls.
Webhooks have been one of the top requested features by Intuit developers, as apps that integrate with QuickBooks Online need to respond swiftly to current data as that data becomes available. This article explains what Webhooks are and how to configure them for your QuickBooks Online app
... in Mixmax. This includes access to messages, availability, polls, snippets and more. The Mixmax REST API is also listed under the Email category. Proximus is a telecom and mobile communications company based in Belgium. Proximus EnCo is a developer platform focused on APIs for telecom, IoT, BigData, and more. We've added some APIs from EnCo to ...
Webhooks offer a far more efficient way to monitor changes to an endpoint than traditional polling. In this recent article on InfoWorld, Mark Geene discusses the technology and highlights three commercial implementations that put it to good use to improve the customer experience.
... The BigBlueButton API can be used to integrate chat, polls, emojis, playback, whiteboard, desktop sharing, WebRTC, presentations, and Web cams into online learning services. The API is listed under the Education category. See ProgrammableWeb 's complete list of Education APIs . Integrate learning applications with WebRTC from ...
... is a bot provider that allows users to create and execute polls through a bot and integrate with Slack. Documentation of the API is not available to the public so interested developers can contact Polly for details. Line is a voice and video call, messaging, and chat application. The Line Bot REST API allows developers to build, manage, ...
Twitter has announced major changes that will alter the way the company calculates 140 characters. Certain attachments, URLs, and handles will no longer count towards the character limit. Changes will allow users to use more words, and developers must prepare for the upcoming changes.
According to the second annual IoT Developer Survey, security is the top concern of IoT developers. The survey, which polled 528 IoT developers, was conducted by the Eclipse IoT Working Group in partnership with the IEEE IoT and the AGILE-IoT research project and identified key IoT trends.
... Build It?" SurveyRock can create surveys or polls, analyze results, and export feedback to a spreadsheet. The SurveyRock API allows developers to access a user's surveys, distributors, respondents data and results. We've listed this API under Surveys . See ProgrammableWeb 's complete list of Surveys APIs . CityGro ...
... wild for a minute, I'm picturing a cloud-based proxy that polls a thing's Java API to read one of its GPIOs , transforming the results into data that's developer-accessible via an HTTP-based API (RESTful, or not). Such a cloud-based proxy is one of the prevailing architectural models for addressing "things" that are too underpowered to be ...
Cloud orchestration platform provider Engine Yard has released a new "Core API" that will eventually replace its existing API. The new API has been used internally by the company and reached a level of maturity and stability that made the company comfortable making it available to customers.
AdWords Scripts gives developers a powerful tool for automating the management and reporting of AdWords campaigns from an embedded IDE within the AdWords UI. This tutorial teaches followers how to build an API wrapper for making calls to an external API, in this case, the HuffPost Pollster API.
Although some developers may be unaware of the prevalence of real-time APIs, they are already used by some of the world’s most popular providers. This post by Phill Leggetter for the Pusher Blog discusses five reasons why API providers should embrace a real-time API to add more value to users.
Facebook announced new tools that broadcasters can use to better interact with a TV audience. The API-driven tools provide new points of engagement, decision, and display.
Tigerpaw Software and LabTech develop advanced integration capability between Tigerpaw's PSA Platform and LabTech's RMM capabilities.
The Internet of Things brings many constraints and opportunities to API designers. This article explores how some of the tenets of API design can apply to IoT.