New advances are constantly made to the fundamental architecture of networkable APIs drawing into question the longevity of the prevailing approach. Like how RPC-style APIs gave way to REST-styled APIs. Now there's GraphQL from Facebook and its recent adoption by Github raises interesting questions.
GitHub APIs (59)
||The Github GraphQL API allows developers to request information from Github which matches the queried format (customized JSON calls that return relational JSON formatted responses). Available...||Database||05.16.2017|
||The Projects API allows developers to modify, update, and create repository information within the GitHub environment. This API is currently in early access; so, modifications can occur without...||Database||09.28.2016|
||The GitHub Licenses API returns metadata about popular open source licenses and information about a particular project’s license file. The license key and name conforms to the SPDX specification....||Licensing||03.11.2015|
GitHub User Administration
||The GitHub User Administration API allows developers to promote, demote, suspend, and unsuspend users on a GitHub Enterprise appliance. This API uses a two-factor authentication. GitHub is one of the...||Enterprise||02.22.2015|
GitHub User Public Keys
||The GitHub User Public Keys API allows developers to list public keys for a user, list their public keys, as well as to get, create, update, and delete a public key. Some information is accessible by...||Authentication||02.22.2015|
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Marketing, Gambling, Natural Language Processing, and Weather. One highlight today is the MoneyPot API for creating betting games that use bitcoin as currency. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Let’s face it, it sucks that in 2016 we still have to talk about gender bias in the workplace. Even in the programming world we find a substantial degree of sexism. For those in the ‘know’ this won’t be surprising: gender bias in the tech community is a well-documented phenomenon.