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Why Microservices May Not be Right for Your Growth Stage Startup API University

... decoupling systems and pursued because the tech giants like Uber and Twitter use them. They might need them, argues Adam, but you probably don’t. Microservices come with problems and your app will have to be pretty huge and complex to tip the balance in their favor. Adam examines the typical reasons for favoring microservices and finds them ...

How PactSafe Gives Developers Innovative eSignature Alternatives

... and purchase flows in e-commerce websites and apps like Uber and Instacart. Click-through agreements come in forms like Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Employment Agreements , Terms of Service, Privacy Policies, and more. You can embed the clickwrap contract on the page or provide a checkbox input with a link referencing online terms hosted on a ...

Daily API RoundUp: Uber Driver, HyperTrack, Apache Ambari, Ustream

... Location, and Open Data. Highlights today include an API for Uber driver information and the Hypertrack.io API for adding location tracking features to apps. APIs Uber has introduced it's Uber Driver API that will give programmatic access to driver profile data to developers. The API can provide driver identity, ratings, trip details, ...

Google Assistant Platform Will Open to Developers by end of 2016

... require more of a back and forth interaction. Requesting an Uber, providing your destination and specifying which type of car you need would be an example. These interactions are powered by API.ai which Google acquired last month. Google Assistant is already featured in the Allo chat app and Google Home. With the opening of the platform developers will ...

Will the API Kill the Data Scientist?

... Whether it's recommendation engines used by Pinterest, or Uber's dynamic pricing; realtime reporting back to humans is key to quality analytics in today's world. Accordingly, for the immediate future, human data scientists will continue to play a hands-on role in data analysis and subsequent decision making. Ferguson expanded: "Until we build ...