HiDrive is a cloud storage service. The HiDrive Android SDK allows an easy way to integrate an Android app with the HiDrive cloud storage platform. Interfacing with the HiDrive the API, Android developers are able to integrate tools such as user login, uploading files for storage, reading and writing files, performing file compression, creating picture thumbnails, as well as other functions. The API is free to incorporate into 3rd party applications or web-apps, and uses OAuth 2 for authentication. The Android SDK comes equipped with a sample RandomThumnail Android app as a tutorial on how to integrate with the HiDrive platform.
SOA Software is bringing the flexibility of a distributed cloud storage service - like Amazon Web Services - to the enterprise, and manageability via API. The latest service in a run of recent announcements from SOA Software, the new Datacenter API Platform is expected to be announced today at CloudExpo in San Jose. ProgrammableWeb caught up with SOA Software's VP of Product Marketing, Sachin Agarwal at API Strategy and Practice for a pre-briefing.
Having a great website that is informative and engaging is no longer enough these days. Your customers are on the go, and with their trusty IOS or Android devices in their hands, they're accustomed to interacting on the move and getting the information they need instantly and in real-time. GunDog Labs' mobile website builder product, Abra, helps businesses get with the programme by offering them a mobile website creation platform that helps make their existing sites more mobile friendly. Abra's Mobile Websites API allows developers to access this functionality and integrate it with other applications or build mobile websites.
Even the most modern responsive websites often struggle with selecting image resolutions that best match the various user devices. They typically have to compromise on either the image dimensions, number of images created, or even worse, just simply use a single image with the largest resolution.