An APItools user named Nicolas describes how to use the Burning Man API in an effective way to build an app that tracks the timing and location of events. Code examples and walkthrough explanations are given to aid with implementation. APItools.com was used as a middleware tool to organize and optimize requests to the API.
Do you love to mining the amount of data that various Web APIs throw at you and coming up with interesting visualizations? If yes and you live in the Bay Area, the Web Mining Hack Day, a one day event could be your ticket to network with fellow web data mining enthusiasts, learn about the APIs and win some cool prizes.
Amazon web Services’ Lambda dramatically streamlines event-based programming in the Amazon infrastructure by automating the running of code based on triggers generated by events within S3 services. This tutorial uses Lambda and API Gateway to build a simple request handler in around 10 minutes.
Location database service Factual recently challenged developers to work with its Factual API at its first Factual Hackathon. After two days of coding, developers presented 15 apps. The winner was an automatic check-in application, with others focused on health, analytics and anonymous location-based interactivity.