The Apigee Google Books Curl Sample Code demonstrates how to capture custom analytics data from API proxy requests to the Google Books API. Developers can search for books by title, subject, and author.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Sales, Recommendations and Authentication. Highlights include an API that verifies SIM card subscribers to help prevent SIM swap fraud and an API for product recommendations. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Websense, a leading web security company, has announced that it has acquired Defensio, the anti-comment-spam service. Last fall we wrote about Defensio and its API and how it lets developers submit text snippets, such as comments from blogs and forums, which is then analyzed to return an indication of the likelihood that the text is spam. In the announcement, Websense notes these capabilities:
When it comes to enterprise, IT compliance has been and always will be a headache to one degree or another. The issue in the cloud computing era is that end users can now store almost any type of file anywhere. The good news is that most of those places are a service that exposes an API.