Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Banking, Security, and Logistics. Featured is an API for extracting and verifying data from documents and an API that provides Air Quality Index (AQI) and pollutants data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
The news of data visualization provider Tableau's IPO on Friday is yet another sign that the movement behind data and analytics continues to gain steam. With that in mind, today we'll take a look at recent mashups that allow users to perform data analytics of some kind and often show the results through interesting visualizations. Read below for more information on each.
Google has announced the launch of a new Indexing API that publishers can use to notify Google when job posting pages on their sites have been updated. According to Google, the use of the API "allows Google to schedule job postings for a fresh crawl, which can lead to higher quality user traffic."