This Java SDK is a library based on Mapbox GL Native for embedding interactive map views with scalable, customizable vector maps into Java applications on Android devices. It is an open source OpenGL-based vector map solution for Android with full styling capabilities. The vector tiles and OpenGL powered Mapbox GL Native service provides acces to interactive, customizable maps in native Android, iOS, macOS, NodeJS, and Qt applications. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
Micro-commerce is an emerging global trend, from the microcredit pioneered by Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, to micropayment systems offered by companies like ZayPay. ZayPay is used for payments for online services, game sites, dating sites, and others. And now they have an API.
For a couple years I've thought about creating a geo-located tagging app. The idea is that anyone could use it like Delicious, but for tagging anything they want in the real world. Learning a mobile platform and creating the backend was always too much trouble for what is really just a fun little project. Now, I could write it in potentially less time than it's taking me to write this post. The Human.io API lets developers create mini-apps within its iOS and Android apps, with access to the camera and user location.