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Google Cloud Platform has announced a new solution aimed at enabling citizen developers to automate processes and create applications in a no-code environment. The new Business Application Platform intends to help enterprise customers modernize legacy apps and create new business channels.
Startup API businesses don’t deserve to exist unless they aggregate. They can gain advantage by aggregating datasets or uses of data. The opportunities to aggregate across big players are highly contested, but there is a new area to gain advantage: Data, and especially data with machine learning.
The COVID pandemic has pressured businesses more than ever to communicate with and serve customers without needing physical interaction. This article looks at how with the right approach, APIs can transform the way companies interact with customers by creating one seamless chain of communication.
The Chicago Reporter has claimed that the CPD has shut down an API that had been used to provide access to arrest records. The publication is contending that the removal of access to the API is in direct retaliation to an article they published that was critical of statements made by the CPD
Over the past four years, NSW Health Pathology invested heavily in API-led connectivity. With coverage from Justin Hendry, writing for IT.com, we learn how this investment has paved the way for them to pivot handily to building world class public-facing services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Design is important in many aspects of development which is especially true for development that drives UX. We've learned that API design can have a profound impact on user interfaces and thus user experiences. Poorly designed APIs can lead to awkward, unnatural, or inefficient workflows.
New York City has turned to Twilio and it's API-based communications platform to help power its cloud-based contact tracing initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It's a reminder of how APIs are a key driver that allow organizations to be agile in response to changes in market conditions.
One significant challenge posed by digital transformation is the need for organizations to leverage existing technology investments, which often hold business and technical intellectual property built up over many years. The combination of integration and API is a powerful tool.
Twitter has announced a complete rewrite of the company’s developer policies. This is intended to clearly communicate appropriate developer use cases. Additionally, the new policies are expanded to include a more direct path for developers that are hoping to engage in non-commercial research.
OpenWater is opening up its software platform to third party developers. Through the OpenWater SDK and API, third parties can directly integrate application and review management to their list of services. Prior to the API and SDK, users had to outsource the process to OpenWater.
David Berlind delivers Part 2 of his long-running college course on APIs reviews the importance of API contracts and what it means for Web APIs to decouple API clients from API servers. He provides real-world examples of how that decoupled nature affords some amazing flexibility.
The team at vpnMentor has discovered an issue that left exposed millions of records containing personal data belonging to the customers of an international fitness retailer. Decathlon, a sporting goods retailer based in France, operated the ElasticSearch server at the center of the debacle.
After a lower court ruled that HiQ was within its rights to circumvent LinkedIn’s API program by “scraping" LinkedIn’s Web pages, a US Court of Appeals upheld the ruling and paved the way for irreparable harm to the API economy. What this means for the future of the API economy remains to be seen.
In this special presentation of ProgrammableWeb's Developers Rock Podcast from the Washington, DC-area API Meetup on Dec 5, 2019, Oddball.io CTO Rob Wilkinson breaks down the two most important phases of launching successful APIs for the federal government and covering the key components.
The move from a monolithic experience to a microservice, API-driven approach is a challenge for legacy development teams. But the payback, in terms of delivering smaller objects and being able to respond to business demands in real time makes an API-first approach more tenable over the long term.
Instagram's legacy API platform will deprecate on March 2, 2020. The features which Facebook will keep alive will be accessed through the Facebook Graph API. With the many privacy concerns Facebook has faced in the past few years, privacy is a major concern of the transition.
One of the most complex topics, especially for organizations that are new to the API economy, is the concept of an API ecosystem. This whitepaper was written to help you demystify what an ecosystem is and its role in your overall API strategy. This is the second of our ongoing series of whitepapers.
GraphQL is not a product. It's a specification. Specifications like GraphQL don't magically come to life. To make them work in the real world, you need platforms that support the specification, talented personnel who understand the spec, and API providers looking to put both to work.
Tim Greisser, Software Engineer at Cypress.io presented the benefits of using GraphQL Nexus for taking a “code first” approach to GraphQL API development. GraphQL Nexus is a development library that allows GraphQL developers to do strong-type programming when creating a GraphQL API.
Shopify wraps up its annual developer conference today. The story of the week has been new and updated APIs. Shopify announced and introduced more than 11 new and updated APIs throughout the conference. The focus was on everything from international stores, to nuanced fulfillment control.
Less than a month after Twitter introduced Twitter Developer Labs, a program where developers can test and provide feedback on new API features, Twitter has made its first two preview endpoints available under the program. The first two endpoints are GET/users and GET/tweets.
Today at Google I/O 2019, the company’s annual developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai proclaimed that Google is working to “build a more helpful Google for everyone.” In addition to new features that increase accessibility, the company also addressed key concerns over data privacy.
You are a non-technical founder with a great product idea. You've done the research, pitched your product and secured funding. Now you need an engineer who can help bring your vision into a functioning product. What traits are you going to look for in your first software engineering hires?
The decision “to API or not to API?” should not be a technology conversation. Many companies fail after attempting to monetize APIs without specific business outcomes in mind. That journey, marked by a four pillar API strategy blueprint, starts with a business conversation and "outside-in" thinking.