The Particle Android Cloud SDK by Particle allows interaction Cloud API interaction. Documentation includes a wrapper to work with hardware using internet connection and a library to permit the app to set up devices. With this SDK, users can get a list of a user's Particle devices, read variables from devices, and invoke functions from devices. Additionally, they can manage tokens and claim devices from a user account. In the near future, developers will be able to publish events from the mobile app. Particle is an Internet of Things service, recently offering data intelligence features.
vpnMentor‘s team of “hacktivist” security researchers recently announced the discovery of an exposed database connected to Orvibo Smart Home products. The vulnerable account information exposed in the database includes 2 billion logs detailing everything from usernames to precise device locations.
In the connected P&C insurance ecosystem, a property data API has become a critical enabler for businesses committed to staying ahead of the competition by modernizing workflows and offering innovative customer-centric services that have a direct positive impact on the bottom line.
As the number of APIs grows, more people are becoming familiar with the term. I had a taxi driver who knew about APIs, although that was in tech-heavy San Francisco. Despite becoming more known, "API" is not a term most mainstream users will use. Yet many of these same people are already asking for APIs—they’re just not using the term. Here are three ways mainstream users are asking for APIs.