The AWS Recognition Java Sample Code demonstrates how to access cloud services. Visit https://github.com/aws/aws-sdk-java/blob/master/aws-java-sdk-rekognition/src/test/java/com/amazonaws/services/rekognition/smoketests/AmazonRekognitionModuleInjector.java to learn more.
Xero, cloud accounting software provider, has expanded its Payroll product to integrate with other applications via the Payroll API. The Payroll API allows developers to build add-on apps to work alongside Xero products, or integrate Xero functionality into existing apps and workflows. Xero's target audience remains in the SMB space who typically cannot afford massive onsite, dedicated ERP and accounting software packages.
There is a category of vendors on the rise in the API space; Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). The term is fairly new and there is some debate as to the definition and features of vendors that would be classified in the iPaaS category. This post is an overview of iPaaS and features several vendors that offer iPaaS solutions.