The Zillow Python library by Hannes Hapke allows to convert a home address into real estate data based on the Zillow database. Some of the attributes found in this wrapper include home_detail_link, coordinates, year_built, year_updated, and home_description. The library presently supports GetDeepSearchResults and GetUpdatedPropertyDetails API.
Google announced a complete rebuild of its Cloud Datastore API. The update provides an entirely new platform for cross-platform access to its NoSQL database. Google reports better performance and reliability during tests of the new offer. v1beta2 will remain available for 6 months.
When it comes to leasing or managing rental properties, there are a lot of loose ends that not only need to be tied up, but maintained and monitored. Without an effective system that ensures things run smoothly, the rental process can become a bit of an issue. Property Solutions aims to streamline this process in a forward-thinking way by providing an application for effectively managing rental properties. The Property Solutions API is available for developers to take this practical functionality and integrate it with other applications.
The British government is opening up a wealth of UK government-held non-personal data with the official opening of data.gov.uk. Created with the help of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, data.gov.uk will publish government data using the Resource Description Framework (RDF) data model, making it easily accessible from a wide variety of mashups.