The Star Wars Android SDK by Julien Salvi interacts with the API to unofficially access people, films, species, starships, vehicles, and planets. It demonstrates usage by creating a global instance in the application.
The web's largest video site has added a new personalization feature to its YouTube API. Sure to be misunderstood as a privacy concern, the service now lets applications access viewing history for authenticated users. Amazon also made two announcements related to its storage and database services. That and 19 new APIs round out today in APIs.
There's nothing that can spoil a night out more quickly than being turned away because you aren't wearing the right kind of jacket, or feeling out of place because you totally missed it on the venue's vibe and style. Well, that's where Dress Code Finder is worth its weight in gold; it's an application that provides detailed dress code information for over 70 000 venues in the US. In addition, the company provides the Dress Code Finder API that allows developers to access this helpful information and integrate it with other applications.
Splice Machine prides itself on being the only transactional SQL-on-Hadoop database aimed at giving developers an easy-to-learn tool for managing big data in the enterprise. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Splice Machine's CEO Monte Zweben at the recent API World and Data Week conference in San Francisco - where they won a Top Innovator award - to discuss how API developers can access the best-of-both-worlds SQL and NoSQL database engine to return contextual and personalization data in realtime.