What the Node.js library for Beats Music does for a developer is to authenticate into an application or framework that supports Connect-style middleware. It is named Passport-Beatsmusic by Mark Purugganan. This passport is a strategy to authenticate using OAuth 2.0 API. Resources of this project include line of code for installation and instructions to configure and authenticate requests.
According to software engineer Stein Magnus Jodal, the developer behind the open-source music server, Mopidy, online music streaming company Spotify poorly managed its libspotify SDK and APIs, resulting in broken hardware and software applications that relied on the Spotify platform.
Elsten software, digital music organizer, has announced OneMusicAPI. Proclaimed to be "OneMusicAPI to rule them all," the API acts as a music metadata aggregator that pulls from multiple sources across the web through a single interface. Elsten founder and OneMusicAPI creator, Dan Gravell, found keeping pace with constant changes from individual sources became too tedious a process to adequately organize music.