Aspose.Diagram Cloud SDK for Java helps you create and manipulate Microsoft Visio diagrams from within your Java applications.
Using this SDK you can create Microsoft Visio diagrams and convert their format from Visio to raster images (JPEG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, SVG, EMF), fixed layout (PDF, XPS), or other supported file formats (XAML, SWF).
You can also export Visio diagrams to HTML format. Upload to cloud storage is also supported.
NASA has released a new API (the EPIC API) which provides programmatic access to images pulled from the EPIC camera. EPIC sits upon the DSCOVR satellite and constantly provides images from the Earth's sunlit side. Developers can retrieve images from the camera along with associated metadata.
Treasure Data's open source approach to big data and the cloud promises a speedy setup, just days rather than months. The Treasure Data REST API allows organizations to forego having an IT person involved in transiting to the cloud. The set up is Hadoop-based cloud warehousing using Apache Hive.
A workshop on open government data pathways by API Evangelist and current White House Innovation Fellow, Kin Lane, shows there is still plenty of potential for developers, startups and interested citizens to influence the government open data agenda and make use of government data assets. Lane ran the workshop as part of the pre-opening day's workshop series at API Strategy and Practice, being held in San Francisco for the rest of the week.