The Amazon Kinesis Java SDK by Amazon allows developers to integrate the ability to consume and process data from Amazon Kinesis into their Java applications. Amazon Kinesis is a platform for streaming data on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In order to use this SDK, developers will need Java 1.7+.
LeadLedger, sales intelligence platform, recently launched the Sales Lead Generation API. The API enables companies and sales forces to access lead information, competitive data, client details, and more from third party apps and existing workflows. Developers can integrate prime sales data into existing tools or build new apps to track and monitor sales progress.
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.