Before you head off into your weekend, here is another edition of ProgrammableWeb's "Briefly, In other API Economy News". Today we cover new mapping developer tools from WRLD, GitHub's open source survey results, Stripe's new SQL tool and Google's collaboration with Warner Bros to get girls to code.
The calendar remains one of the tools that has barely seen an update or revision since it's inception. A grid of dates that you write appointments in. Sure, we have digital versions, but the design and function is still the same. "If it ain't broke...", right? Not so, according to a new startup.
While many are excited about live traffic data on firm ground, others have turned their attention to the other 3/4 of the earth. According to The Map Room, many ships are required to carry transponders to broadcast their location. The result is a lot of public marine data and the perfect situation for a classic map mashup.