The Napster Android SDK provides a way to integrate streaming music into your iOS application. It handles playback and is used in conjunction with the Napster Developer API. The SDK plays full-length tracks for authenticated Napster subscribers and 30-second samples for everyone else. It allows you to stream music from your phone, computer and home audio devices. You may also download your music and listen offline. Napster allows you to play non-stop music ad free.
MySpace, the social network heavyweight looking to get back some of their old momentum is making a big splash with developers this week. On one hand, they announced an innovative, open platform for real-time stream access and more. But will that be overshadowed by a complete lack of care for the community that built applications on top of Imeem, the music service MySpace acquired and quickly shuttered?
WebRTC 1.0 has become a browser standard for realtime communications. Despite its widespread use, the API remained a W3C Candidate Recommendation. The API is now stable and considered feature complete. With its new designation, W3C calls for wide implementation and is working on future versions.
Nineteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Engagement, Translation, and Machine Learning. Highlights today include the Apple Music API and APIs from MeteoGroup for weather apps that cater to business needs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.