The Clio Python SDK by speedplane interacts with the API to integrate software management features, targeted to lawyers. A getting started guide presents how to obtain access token and how to use the SDK.
When it comes to Oracle v. Google on the subject of the latter’s alleged misappropriation of Java’s APIs in the Android operating system, a federal appeals court has hammered what appears to be all but the last remaining nail into the coffin that could seal Google’s fate.
Startups that want to design innovative products and services using data that's accessible via the web now have better data mining tools, thanks in part to startups like the award-winning import.io. Meanwhile, the recent settlement between U.S. startup People+ and AOL around accessing the entire Crunchbase database via API for a Google Glass app means there could be greater clarity for startups around data usage rights when creating commercial ventures. ProgrammableWeb spoke with import.io co-founder and chief data officer Andrew Fogg and Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney Mitch Stoltz to discuss commercial trends in data scraping and developer rights in using data via APIs for business product design.
Kevin McLaughlin provides a brief overview of the recent appeals victory for Oracle against Google. Included are reactions from both Google and Oracle. Oracle's position that the decision is a victory for the software industry and will fuel innovation stands in contrast to statements from parties such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation.