APIs are giving more leverage to small independent players. Whether it’s a single developer, or a small web development team, each quality API that is produced gives them another leg up. There is a wonderful varied ecosystem emerging here with many highly specified niche players. TinyPay.me is one such player, offering e-commerce services with focus on simplicity and product placement. The TinyPay.me API gives developers a unique online storefront option.
Facebook has announced the release of the Graph API v12.0 and Marketing API v12.0. These updates include breaking changes requiring developers to update their apps. The major change is that the Graph API now supports backwards compatibility for apps that use newly created one-click access tokens.
1Spatial, a global geospatial software and solutions provider, is aiming to make complex workflows simple to manage with the latest releases of their core products, 1Integrate and 1Data Gateway. 1Data Gateway 2.4 now has an extended REST API enabling automated submission of data.