Big Board is a tool that consolidates point-in-time events from collaborative work environments, chat services, calendars, and other apps into a single analytical display of cumulative activity. It can be used for project management, understanding team workflow, and as a launchpad for work. In order to connect custom applications, developers working in PHP can use the Big Board SDK to create a simple interface to the Big Board API. Installing with Composer is recommended for fluidity of use. The API is made accessible for Big Board users who obtain an access token after registering their custom application.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Messaging, Video, and Compliance. Highlights today include an API for retrieving financial data from regulatory resources and an API for detecting sentiment in customers written interactions.
Samsung isn't making it easy for developers. The company may have released a handful of SDKs for its latest devices, but Samsung's non-committal approach to its Tizen platform is probably going to cost it developer support.
GrammaTech, a provider of software application security testing solutions, today announced it has released Swap Detector an open-source checker that detects API usage errors. The tool aims to improve application security testing for DevOps.