It's a simple Ruby Datumbox Wrapper. It has only one class, called Datumbox (datumbox.rb), which makes all the work for you. It uses the RestClient library to make remote calls to the Datumbox API. This class has one method to each available service provided by the Datumbox.
Mobile developers have come to rely on a number of backend-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings that make developing and deploying mobile applications a whole lot simpler. Now Sencha wants to take that that concept to the next logical conclusion in the form of an extension to its application development tools that turns the Microsoft Azure cloud into a BaaS environment for mobile applications.
Want an API to search 1.5 million jobs? Or an API to search 130,000 K-12 public and private schools in the US? Or an API for getting diagrams and flowcharts via code? Or perhaps an API that lets you search for live video streams. These are 4 of 7 newest entries in our ProgrammableWeb directory from the past week. Here are details on all 7 new APIs:
Hot on the heels of its Campaign Finance API, the New York Times has officially announced the Movie Reviews API, which gives third-party developers access to "over 22,000 New York Times movie reviews going all the way back to 1924" (and we've updated our Movie Review API profile with the updated details).