Beta testing new APIs is one of the best ways API providers can go to market with a well-designed API that will be less likely to require breaking changes.
Microsoft APIs (111)
Bing Maps Elevations
||The Bing Maps Elevations API allows you to get elevation values for a set of locations, a polyline path or area on the Earth. It provides a set of elevations and the associated zoom level is returned...||Mapping||12.21.2018|
Bing Maps Location Data
||The Bing Maps Location Data API provides access to one or more Location resources, that contains location information, that corresponds to the values provided in the request. The Bing Maps REST...||Mapping||12.21.2018|
Bing Maps Local Search
||The Bing Maps Local Search API returns a list of business entities centered around a location or a geographic region. Local Search requests are made by specifying a list of type string IDs or a...||Mapping||12.19.2018|
Bing Maps Local Insights
||The Bing Maps Local Insights API returns a list of local entities within the specified maximum driving time or distance traveled from a specified point on Earth. The API supports both synchronous...||Search||12.19.2018|
Bing Maps Location Recognition
||When given a pair of location coordinates (latitude, longitude), the Bing Maps Location Recognition API returns a list of entities ranked by their proximity to that location. The URL response...||Location||08.27.2018|
APImetrics’ second API Performance Report highlights the importance of considering end-user location and intended platform before selecting a cloud services provider. Facebook’s performance was affected by the September outages, which put it behind Twitter and Tumblr for speed and reliability.
The Autosuggest feature of the Bing Maps API now includes business suggestions from eight new countries. The feature prompts users with suggestions for intersections, location, businesses, and more. The new countries include Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, and Spain.