The Rdio Web Service Python SDK by Rdio access the API to make requests, with the aim to implement music streaming. It includes OAuth authentication. Rdio has been recently acquired by Pandora. For integration updates, follow @Rdio on Twitter.
Two days, a room full of hackers and one theme: music. This is the premise behind the Stockholm Music Hack Day, which resulted in 31 projects including hardware hacks, mobile, web and desktop applications. A number of the web applications are live and available for anyone to use.
In this post I'll describe how we planned, built and tested a truly real-time location-based game with Socket.io, Redis, Node.js, and what we learned along the way. Over the past few months, we've spent the majority our free time building a real-time game as a test for our location platform, Geoloqi. We call the game MapAttack! due to its map-based nature. Two teams compete to capture the most points on the gameboard. The gameboard, in this case, is the city streets of the neighborhood the players are in.
In today's look at what what going on in the world of APIs we discuss Yahoo's streaming data query engine, Bullet, which promises the ability to run 'look-forward' queries; Distil Networks released Bot Defense for API aimed at ensuring authorized users are access API servers and more.