The Esri Geoprocessing Python Sample Code by Esri presents how to interact with the API, allowing access to models, scripts, and tools for use in ArcGIS Desktop and Server. It aims to support defense and intelligence workflows.
This year's Mobile World Congress features a bigger focus on what can be done with the data produced by mobile devices. In that vein, various organizations within the U.N. have given thought to how this data can be used to better the world. This article looks at how APIs can play a role.
When looking for a place to live, the surrounding area matters. Knowing if the property has easy walking access to shops, places of interest or public transport can definitely sway a buyer's purchasing decisions. Walk Score is a service that measures walkability within specific locations and also provides neighbourhood maps to the real estate industry. Walk Score's Travel Time API makes this functionality available to be easily integrated with other applications.
Take a look at the mashups that we publish on ProgrammableWeb and you can easily find services that will show you where you can see beautiful things. Maps that show the origin of photos from Instagram (Gramfeed) are becoming more and more popular. You can also find services that will tell you where you can taste great wine (AmericanWineryGuide). Today however, we will highlight a mapping service that focuses on where you can hear different sounds. I present to you, the Sound of the City API.