The Microsoft Azure Bulk Register .NET Sample Code by Derrick VanArnam demonstrates how to register and annotate data assets from an Excel workbook. Additional work by the author includes data catalog, import and export, and Power BI embedded.
Solar VPS, cloud-based virtual private server provider, launched its first SolarSystem API. The API is included with a handful of new features Solar VPS unveiled with release of SolarSystem 2.0. The API allows users to integrate, automate, and manage VPS environments in a customized manner. For kicks, the Solar VPS team built a native app on top of the API, and had it up and running in less than a day.
Remember newspapers? With Yahoo Entertainment's iPad app, you might not need to for very much longer. You'll find the lifestyle section (Dear Abby? It's got that) and more in the mashup that stretches across several Yahoo teams. And the way it was put together may offer a glimpse into the future of APIs and preparing content for multiple devices.