The Associated Press Ruby library loads election data from the AP into MySQL. This code has been used by The Huffington Post since the 2012 with the main goal to obtain fast results of the AP's FTP server and into MySQL. The author clarifies that this repository is not affiliated with the AP. Developers should have a contract with AP and an account on the FTP server to use the code. Jay Boice authored in 2014.
Earlier this year, ProgrammableWeb reported that Nike had launched the brand new Nike+ API developer portal and the first Nike+ Accelerator program which aims to connect the Nike+ platform with companies that use innovative technologies to help people live more active lives. Building upon the success of the Accelerator program, Nike has announced the launch of the 2014 Nike+ Fuel Lab in San Francisco, a 12-week program designed to expand the Nike+ ecosystem by connecting Nike+ and NikeFuel with companies that offer an existing technology product or service.
While developers have traditionally had a love-hate relationship with Facebook over the years, a new survey suggest that at least for the moment, developers want to be friends with Facebook more than ever.
Understanding the mind of the consumer is the crux of any marketing campaign, and having the ability to monitor whether these efforts are working or not is priceless. Thanks to Google's release of Multi-Channel Funnels in Google Analytics last year, this is a possibility. There have been numerous requests that this data be made available via an API, and finally it's here, Google has released the Multi-Channel Funnels Reporting API.