The Practice Panther TypeScript Angular SDK is available for download as a zip file to access law features from the API. Developers can get invoices, expenses categories, payments, relationships, time entries, and bank accounts information.
Here is some interesting news that may impact developers using the Google Maps API (our Google Maps API profile). Google has recently made a couple of updates to their terms of service and have posted the the new terms of service here. There was an initial update made in early November, but one that lead to some debate and confusion about a couple of points, which in turn to a subsequent update. The net result is that the terms of service have been streamlined and some previous restrictions have been removed, including a restriction on the use of Google Maps in desktop applications. Here's a summary of the changes:
Kevin McLaughlin provides a brief overview of the recent appeals victory for Oracle against Google. Included are reactions from both Google and Oracle. Oracle's position that the decision is a victory for the software industry and will fuel innovation stands in contrast to statements from parties such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation.