The Google Java SDK works across most of the Google APIs. It provides HTTP transport, error handling, authentication, JSON parsing, media download/upload, and batching. The library includes an OAuth 2.0 library with a consistent interface, XML and JSON data models that support any data schema with support for protocol buffers. Google Developers provides APIs, software development tools, and technical resources that allow communication with Google Services and their integration to other services. Google is a technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products that includes online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Developers can often miss an important aspect of API development - scaling the API. To scale the API, you must look into offloading the administrative functions of multiple APIs in their apps. Scaling of the API at the design phase is crucial to the success of API adoption in the long run.
Imperva, a company that provides application security solutions, recently announced that they had experienced a data breach that exposed user’s email addresses, scrambled passwords, API keys, and SSL certificates. In addition, the company's API security standards raise concerns.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. App Development Tools and DevOps APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.