The Experian Electronic Updates Java Sample Code by Experian demonstrates how to integrate credit reports into applications with initial API interaction. It includes MetaDataAPI, a REST application that uses interface meta to access data useful to be downloaded. More at https://github.com/experiandataquality/electronicupdates/tree/master/src/Java/MetadataWebApi
Online reviews can make or break a business. It has been stated that 79% of purchasing decisions are influenced by an online review. According to strategy and communications firm Cone, four out of five customers change their minds about a recommended product based on a bad review. Wouldn't it be great if you could 'hear' what people were really saying about your business?
The SolarPlots API provides a new data tool to track where the sun will be in any given location in the US (and adjacent parts of Mexico and Canada) for any specific date and time or series of dates. The sun plotting search tool could possibly be used by photographers needing to know best times to shoot twilight scenes, for sun-bathers wanting to book the best time on a hotel rooftop, or home buyers wanting to calculate how much direct sunlight their new property may get. Developers could use the app to scale up such individual needs or to add sun-loving contextual information to a location-based app product.
This part of the API Testing Series looks at API Metrics, an API monitoring tool. API Metrics has two main functions: API monitoring, for taking the pulse of your API product and user experience; and SLA measurement to monitor the performance of third-party APIs that integrate with your product.