The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS offers a library, code samples, and documentation. A developer guide shows the steps to set up the iOS SDK and integrate Amazon Cognito, the service that aims to facilitate in saving user data such as app preferences or game state. Resources in the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS include: Developer Guide, set up, Amazon Cognito Identity, Amazon Cognito Sync, Amazon Mobile Analysis, Amazon Simple Storage Service, Amazon DynamoDB Object Mapper, and Amazon Kinesis. An API reference offers sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.The AWS SDK for iOS v2.0.13 reference provides class references, protocol references, and constant references. All these resources aim to facilitate the development of advertising applications for iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch devices using Amazon Web Services.
Four APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in multiple categories including Marketing, Rewards and Messaging. Also new to the directory are SDKs for integrating Shippo shipping platform, and algorithm knowledge community Algorithmia. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
The goal of HeyZap is to be the "YouTube of casual gaming" by giving site publishers a way to embed more than 6000 casual Flash games into their sites with a single embed code. Their business model (more detail from TechCrunch) is to collect revenue from ads within the games using the MochiAds ad platform and share some of that with developers. The publishers using the code don't get revenue, but get increased traffic to their sites.