The Tumblr iOS SDK by Bryan Irace, developer at Tumblr, aims to be an unopinionated library to integrate data into mobile iOS and desktop OS X applications. It requires iOS 5 and OS X 10.7. Contents include CocoaPods, documentation, authentication, API client, inter-app communication, UI features, and example.
Traditional media is going through a major upheaval at present, with paywalls proving an ineffective business model, Amazon chief Bezos buying the Washington Post, viral masters BuzzFeed promising to invest their revenue in investigate reporting, and Netflix overtaking traditional paid cable like HBO in revenue generation. At API Strategy and Practice, Kristin Calhoun from the Public Media Platform talks about how public media partners are using APIs to prepare for the changing landscape.