Apple took the stage at Moscone Center West in San Francisco today to show off OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. Both releases are significant new operating platforms, and bring Apple's desktop and mobile products closer than ever before. As exciting as the new platforms are, developers have a lot more to be excited about: a refreshed SDK with more than 4,000 new APIs for creating iOS apps.
Stannp.com is a free app that allows users to quickly and easily create their own custom-made postcards. The company provides the Stannp API that allows developers to integrate this tool into other applications. By snapping a picture or using an existing image, the user has the option to customize the image with fun effects and add the finished product to their Facebook wall, email it to a friend or have it turned into a real postcard to be posted the same day.
Facebook has added Codeless App Events to the latest version of the Facebook SDK. The new feature allows app owners to track interactions between app users with certain elements within an app (e.g. buttons, images, etc.). Codeless App Events is implemented through a visual tool to reduce coding.