Mashups using the same API (4)
Coined the eHarmony of home finding, Better Home integrates the 7 different API calls to match a user with their ideal home. Currently, the mashup is only specific to San Francisco, CA.
Disrupting traditional IYPs, (Internet Yellow Pages). Business listing data from Factual and using Flickr + Twitter with a relevancy algorithm to enrich content. Facebook, "Likes" are...
Mashes Google Maps with open data from Factual to show restaurants and their health code ratings. Code available on GitHub.
It may not have been the zombie apocalypse, but the recent government shutdown stopped the flow of open data via APIs and raised questions about how API developers and API providers can best handle a crisis in future. Now, 21 days later, we examine the impact and fallout of the shutdown, and look at how a similar situation could be avoided in both the US and anywhere that developers are making use of government open data in their API workflows.
One of the unfortunate choices that developers have been required to make over the years is deciding whether to take advantage of the native capabilities of a mobile computing platform or rely on a Web-based approach that makes it simpler to leverage one code base across multiple platforms. Looking to put that issue to bed once and for all, Embarcadero Technologies today announced AppMethod. AppMethod is an application development platform that makes use of objects to allow developers to invoke the native capabilities of any mobile computing platform within the context of a single code base.
Vimeo has announced the launch of a brand-new singular, unified Vimeo API with OAuth 2 support for authenticated API calls on videos, users, groups, channels, albums, and upload. The new singular Vimeo API, which is in open beta, replaces both of Vimeo's Advanced and Simple APIs.
||The AudioBurst API provides diverse talk-radio content and metadata to existing applications. The platform organizes and returns JSON data related to bursts, playlists, categories, stories, full...||Audio||04.02.2017|
HIGH.FI News aggregator
||The HIGH.FI platform combines news from thousands of global sources, and organizes them in categories. The News aggregator API gives each headline a score and provides chronological data in JSON...||News Services||03.30.2017|
Rat Genome Database
||The Rat Genome Database API allows developers to programmatically access information and annotations stored in the Rat Genome Database (RGD). The RGD hosts rat genomics, genetics, physiology, and...||Genetics||03.07.2017|
ADL Experience (xAPI)
||The ADL Experience (xAPI) allows developers to integrate performance tracking and analysis capabilities in applications. The API provides a data sharing interface for applications that track human...||Data||03.01.2017|
IMS Analytics Sensor
||The IMS Global Learning Consortium is provider of scalable learning solutions and technologies. The consortium has developed the IMS Caliper Analytics™ Sensor API to facilitate the development of...||Learning Management Systems||02.28.2017|