The Loggly Node.js SDK by Charlie Robbins access log management features from the API. To initiate development, author presents how to log, log with tags, log JSON objects, and log arrays. It includes installation and tests.
There’s no doubt that an application becomes exponentially more valuable as the number of data sources it connects to increases. The challenge is managing that process. While the rise of application programming interfaces that make it simpler to invoke another application has dramatically increased the usefulness of application software, trying to manually manage that process via a series of point-to-point connections winds up being overly cumbersome.
One of the key benefits that the cloud brings to developers is the promise of reducing the cost of hosting applications. "Pay per use" is mentioned by every cloud vendor, but that by itself is not a magic wand by which the bills get reduced. A typical pattern is to observe monthly bills, see which services ended up being costly, then look at re-architecting bits and pieces of the application. Google Cloud Platform, which is fast becoming a strong alternative to Amazon Web Services, wants to make the task easier by providing a billing API that provides programmatic access to your daily Google Cloud Platform usage and cost estimates.
FieldAware has announced the general availability of its FieldAware API which allows third party apps to interact and share data with FieldAware mobile applications. The Consumer Electronics Association has formed a new working group to develop industry standards for home automation devices. Plus, how APIs are changing the face of enterprise computing.