This is the official Ruby SDK is made by Getty Images for developers to construct applications in Ruby that interact more conveniently with the Getty Images Connect API. Requirements for consumption include Ruby version > 1.9.3, a Bundler version > 1.7.3, and a Getty API account. Descriptions are included for how to construct and install a Ruby Gem using the SDK. 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.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has just launched the brand new USDA Farmers Market Directory API providing developers programmatic access to the USDA National Farmers Market Directory database. According to the USDA website, the National Farmers Market Directory has over 7,800 farmers market listings for all 50 states and provides consumers farmers market information such as market locations, directions, operating times, product offerings, and accepted forms of payment.
Appy Pie, cloud based mobile apps builder, continues to add to its list of supported APIs. Its latest additions include some of the most prevalent names in image sharing: Facebook, Flickr, Pinterest, Picassa and Instagram. The image newcomers to the Appy Pie portfolio allow developers to share images in realtime with users.