Credis is a client library in plain C for communicating with Redis servers. Redis is a high performance key-value database and in-memory platform for real-time applications. Redis To Go offers a REST API to provision instances programmatically that supports both JSON and XML.
One of the most efficient routes to market for any developer is through an application store that is used by a lot of other applications. For that reason there’s naturally a lot of interest in the AppStore from Apple, GooglePlay or app stores associated with specific cloud computing platform such as Salesforce.com. Essentially, all of these function as central points of application distribution.
Buffer, a social media manger, opened the Buffer API last week beyond its internal apps. According to co-founder, Leo Wildrich, the decision sprung from its single purpose as a company: "How can we make sharing links, videos and images to your social networks easier and more powerful?" Unlike its main competitors, Hootsuite and Sprout Social, Buffer "focus[es] on non-original content sharing, especially photos, videos and articles" states Tech Crunch. As Buffer launches its API, and attempts to make sharing easier, Wildrich stressed that Buffer aims "to build a new sharing standard...across the web."
Dropbox today announced the public availability of its Shared Folder and Document Preview APIs. Prior to the announcement, ProgrammableWeb connected with Steve Marx, Dropbox's developer advocate, to learn more.