This week, we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including a flu outbreak tracking application, an online business launching tool, and an online management system for churches. We also explored the top tools that help developers mock web services instead of starting from scratch.
AT&T APIs (14)
AT&T M2X Keys
||This API allows you to manage master, device, collection, and distribution keys for all resources or a device or stream while using the AT...||Internet of Things||07.28.2016|
AT&T M2X Distribution
||Manage M2X device distributions using this API. It will allow you to represent a group of Devices that begin with the attributes of the original device template when created. ATT M2X is a cloud-...||Application Development||07.28.2016|
AT&T M2X MQTT
||This API from ATT uses the MQTT protocol to streamline the connection between devices and M2X. This allows you to build applications and services as well as gather and translate data in real-time....||Application Development||07.28.2016|
AT&T Authentication Management
||This API is used with all RESTful ATT API's to authenticate their wireless customers private customer related information. Customers can authorize third-party apps to provide details such as user...||Authentication||07.28.2016|
AT&T Emergency Services
||This REST ATT Emergency API associates the user's telephone number with a physical location. It uses Enhanced 911, E-911 or E911. This is a system that links urgent callers with public resources for...||Emergency||07.27.2016|
The way that US telecom carrier AT&T is approaching APIs for the enterprise offers key insights for app developers and business stakeholders looking for market entry opportunities into a global ecosystem. ProgrammableWeb spoke with AT&T Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Platform Solutions, Laura Merling about the broader API strategy. Meanwhile Chris Aron, Product Manager of AT&T Location Information Services, demonstrated how the AT&T approach translates into an industry-specific partnership with Sabre, the global travel tech company.
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