One of the cool things our directory data allows us to do is to get a glimpse at both short term and long term trends in the API space. One slice of data worth looking at is the categories have had the most growth. This article looks at which categories have grown the most in the last five years.
AppBrilliance has launched its Payments/Money Movement SDK for both iOS and Android. AppBrilliance differentiates its mobile payments platform by running on the edge of networks. In other words, the platform runs directly on a trusted app on an edge device. The distributed model bypasses middlemen.
While the majority of the APIs within the ProgrammableWeb directory are REST-styled APIs, that isn't the only architectural style in use, not by a long shot. In this article, we look at our directory data to see what underlying technologies are most popular across the various Push/Streaming APIs.