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.
While developers have traditionally had a love-hate relationship with Facebook over the years, a new survey suggest that at least for the moment, developers want to be friends with Facebook more than ever.
OpenID and OAuth 2.0, two open standards that are commonly used to allow users to log into a website using credentials from another website, have been in the spotlight over the past several weeks following the publication of a security flaw that could allow attackers to obtain user data.
Last week Facebook rolled out several platform updates pertaining to Authentication, Social Plugins and the Graph API. Several key features were added to the platform; introduction of a new access token API endpoint, the launch of the Shared Activity Plugin and real-time update settings were added to the App Dashboard.