The Google Cast Android Sample Code by Google demonstrates how to interact with the Remote Display API, useful to broadcast to a compatible big screen from an Android mobile device. Includes references and setup instructions.
Each week we see dozens of mashups added to our mashup directory and often these use and combine APIs that go beyond the typical Google Maps mashup of old. This past week three of the more innovative ones go beyond just maps by using APIs from Netflix, MyBlogLog and Flickr. Here's a quick overview:
HeyWatch recently launched its Robot API to make it easier for developers to integrate the company’s video encoding platform into third-party applications. HeyWatch, which is based in France, takes the work out of video conversion and encoding.
According to a report published by TechCrunch, Snapchat is secretly planning to launch a developer platform, its first ever. Dubbed Snapkit, prototypes of the platform suggest it will give developers access to Snap's camera software so that they can integrate it into their applications.