Software developer resource service, AirPair, today announced that 17 new API providers have been added to their trusted partners network. AirPair provides line-by-line code support from leading API developers, using the ‘pair programming’ mentoring technique.
While the number of APIs grows by leaps and bounds every year, only a fraction of websites offer official APIs. Not willing to wait, those who want and need data are increasingly taking matters into their own hands through the creation of unofficial APIs. A new tool, Gargl, gives individuals an open-source option for doing just that.
Scrapplet, a service that's a cross between a Netvibes-style start page builder and a browser-based mashup environment, this week released a set of new features for integrating web-based content within the browser. The basic service allows users to build their own web pages by dragging-and-dropping content like text, video, widgets, feeds, etc from other web sites.