May 22, 2017
View all 2 Followers
View all 579 Related Articles
Related Articles (579)
As phones get smarter and tablets become more ubiquitous, people need to access their content from more and more places. When files must constantly be transferred between multiple devices, however, the hassle of that process can easily outweigh the utility of being able to access your content anywhere. One solution is cloud storage - by having content stored online, there is no need to transfer files or make sure they are up to date. For cloud storage to be a truly effective solution, however, it must be integrated into all of the applications in which a user would want to access his content, which requires easy-to-implement, well documented APIs.
The Netflix API launched in 2008 with the same hope as many API providers: to attract developers who would build amazing applications on top of the service. Fast-forward 3 years: with more than 23 million subscribers in the United States and Canada, Netflix is the world's leading Internet subscription service and the way in which millions of people are watching movies and TV shows -- not just via DVDs shipped to their home, but increasingly online.