The Beats Music Python library by Teja Vishwanadha allows developers to work with two interfaces: the API object and the suite of models. The API object refers to a wrapper and models specify user friendly interactions. Easy for the user, somehow more complex for the developer, according to the author. The functionality of the API affords to access data related to music catalogs, music tracks, and music playlists.
The Twitch API lets developers integrate popular Twitch features, such as live broadcasting, chat and video analytics into their own application. Talk has surfaced that Google is looking to purchase Twitch for $1 billion.
Cisco takes on AWS cloud services by heading in the opposite direction to raise costs and add services . Appy Pie's new API will try to transform radio stations in mobile apps. Plus: a blazingly fast mobile content management system, and Wibbitz's text-to-video App is released in Spanish.
This is the first part of our series on push technologies. This article will look at Webhooks, explaining what they are, how they work and why they are well suited to use cases where the underlying data is constantly refreshing. We will also look at examples of APIs that are supporting this style.