The Sabre Dev Studio API Ruby Library is a Ruby Gem to access the the Sabre Dev Studio API. This ruby gem is the base gem for other API gems and wrappers for the Sabre Dev Studio APIs, such as the Sabre Dev Studio Flight gem. With Sabre APIs, developers can incorporate new shopping and intelligence capabilities and show users things from the crowds at a destination to whether or not the time is good to book for travelling.
Among other things, SXSW is a celebration of where we are going. Be it art, music, technology, the environment, education ... the people at SXSW tend to have their finger on the pulse of those things that are changing the way the world works, plays and interacts.
Let's talk languages: in this case, not computer programming languages, but human languages. According to the 2009 edition of the SIL International publication Ethnologue: Languages of the World, the estimated 328 million English speakers in the world are dwarfed by the 1.2 billion people who speak Chinese as a first language. And though English has become the lingua franca of many tech industries, users still prefer to interact with products and services in their native tongue. No doubt this was one of the factors which led FlightStats, Portland-based provider of global flight tracking and airport information, to start offering its FlightStats API data in languages other than English.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Open Data, Natural Language Processing, and Copyrights. Featured today is an API that provides data for rocket launches to space from Earth. Here's a rundown of the new additions for API enthusiasts.