The SugarSync Python SDK by Lukas Schreiner communicates with the API to access syncing data. Developers could integrate file sharing and backup features into applications using the resources available on GitHub. Some content is in German language.
One of the key benefits that the cloud brings to developers is the promise of reducing the cost of hosting applications. "Pay per use" is mentioned by every cloud vendor, but that by itself is not a magic wand by which the bills get reduced. A typical pattern is to observe monthly bills, see which services ended up being costly, then look at re-architecting bits and pieces of the application. Google Cloud Platform, which is fast becoming a strong alternative to Amazon Web Services, wants to make the task easier by providing a billing API that provides programmatic access to your daily Google Cloud Platform usage and cost estimates.
OTRS Group and baramundi software together launch API for integrating help desk software. Angelhack and HP to hold hackathon June 7-8. Plus: Microsoft LightSwitch API reference, and lawyers to weigh in on the API copyright debate.