The BuddyCloud Python Sample Code by James Tait presents examples of how to interact with the API to access secure group messaging features. Methods allow to implement search of clients and items. Documentation available at https://buddycloud.org/wiki/Channel_Directory_Project
Microsoft has developed new API standards in an attempt to modernize its portfolio and respond to developer feedback. Microsoft published the first version of the standards and released its first set of SDKs for Azure Storage, Cosmos DB, Key Vault and Event Hubs that comply with the standards.
Cloud orchestration platform provider Engine Yard has released a new "Core API" that will eventually replace its existing API. The new API has been used internally by the company and reached a level of maturity and stability that made the company comfortable making it available to customers.
With exciting new web techniques comes inevitable security issues. Luckily, there's usually a solution, though it can require a little more effort from developers.
An article posted on IBM's developerWorks site covers some common mashup vulnerabilities. Among the techniques addressed are cross-site scripting and JSON data security. The author also provides some solutions or ideas for each vulnerability.