Treemily is an online family tree builder that helps users create diverse visualizations of their family. The platform is free for all basic functionality and family tree designs, with paid membership options available for access to more robust customization options. Users can purchase the designs as downloads or ready made prints, from posters to framed canvases. Since the tree builder templates are the key novelty of the Treemily platform, users can simply import their existing lineage as a GEDCOM file, and generate visualizations.
DNA testing provider 23andMe has informed developers that it will be shuttering its public API in two weeks to focus on apps that use its internal reports. The API was intended to give developers the ability to build apps and tools that took advantage of the company’s genetic data sets.
The last few years have seen the emergence of friend and business networks and users have raced to setup business connections and lookup old friends. How about taking a break and concentrate on building up a dream application for your family? MyHeritage.com, which provides sites to build your family tree and a family graph genealogy API, has extended its developer contest, that invites developers to build interesting applications within family networks.