This is the official Node.js SDK is made by Getty Images for developers to construct applications in Node.js that interact more conveniently with the Getty Images Connect API. Requirements for consumption include Node.js, NPM, and a Getty API account. Using the API, one may incorporate Getty's digital content, search technology, and metadata into publishing tools, products and services. The API can be used to perform a search for images from extensive creative and editorial catalogs to retrieve image metadata or download files. For a full listing of code examples and API behaviors, developers can view the Getty Images API documentation hosted on the Getty GitHub channel.
A number of ad tech sources reported that Snapchat has engaged select ad partners for an advertising API development. Snapchat declined to comment, but many have anticipated an advertising API from Snapchat. While an ad API makes sense, Snapchat has an unfortunate history with API vulnerabilities.
Having a directory with over 5,000 APIs and 6,000 mashups gives us some insight into what developers are interested in building and what their go to tools are. Today we're taking a look at the most common categories of APIs as used in our mashup directory. It's no surprise to see mapping claim the top spot with more than double the number of APIs used compared to the second most popular category, social. Below is a list of the top 10 API categories along with the most popular APIs within each.
The Rekognition API differentiates its feature set by processing images to recognize more than just the location of faces. Rekognition's technology will analyze a given photo and present a list of scenes, each with a probability rating. Faces are not simply identified, but are also classified for age and emotion.