The Zencoder Java Library by Zencoder is a Java client library that assists developers with using and interacting with the Zencoder API. The Zencoder API provides web-based encoding software-as-a-service, designed to quickly convert any video into web and mobile compatible formats, with various languages available.
When video rental and streaming company Netflix released its Netflix API, it was meant to support its DVD-by-mail business. In the time since the Netflix API was released, the business has shifted to streaming instant video, from hundreds of devices. Meanwhile, the Netflix API hasn't changed much and it's time for a redesign, according to Netflix's Daniel Jacobson in his talk at OSCon Wednesday. Jacobson's talk offers examples of how the next iteration might look, including doing away with versions, but creating unique endpoints for each partner's application.