Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Shipping, Tools, Email and Language. One highlight today is the Unbill billing API which lets developers make payments on behalf users. Here's a rundown of the latest additions and how developers can benefit.
We live in a world that does not wait for anything. Today my computer took longer than 20 seconds to start and I literally started wondering if I needed to buy a new one. With this in mind, consider the importance of uptime and reliability to app designers. During the AWS outage I can still remember a friend of mine posting a photo to facebook with the addendum included, “instagram is down, I will re-post this tomorrow” signaling to all his friends that things will be OK. Clearly, for the sake of my obsessed friend, the reliability of applications should be taken seriously. BugSense may have a way to help.
Kubernetes 1.7 was recently announced with a focus on extensibility. The key 1.7 addition enabling such extensibility is the addition of API aggregation at runtime. Users can now add their own, or third party APIs, to their Kubernetes clusters. Prior to 1.7, users were limited to Kubernetes APIs.