SaaS and cloud services provider LiveOps has just announced the release of a new "cloudsourcing" API for its LiveWork service. The Open Workforce API (OWAPI) enables businesses to integrate applications with an on-demand virtual workforce provided by LiveWork (more at our Open Workforce API Profile).
Looking for work? We've all been there and know that at times the job search can be daunting. Jobs mashups have been submitted to our directory in higher numbers recently so today we'll take a look at some of the best. A sampling of recent job search mashups leverage a variety of sources to help you find the perfect job. These include social APIs such as Twitter and LinkedIn as well as traditional job board API CareerBuilder.
As the Web API space heats up, it's becoming more difficult to differentiate yourself and attract developers. And so it's crucial that your API can perform well. Performance isn’t just about processing requests and delivering responses quickly. As Netflix experienced this year, understanding how users makes calls, why they make the calls they do, and what should be contained in your API payload is critical.