The Tumblr Ruby SDK by Tumblr interacts with the social, blogging, content, and media features of the API, supporting all endpoints. Installation, usage, and configuration available. Samples show how to obtain user information, get a specific blog's information, and post some photos to Tumblr.
Guidebook, providers of a platform for building mobile applications, unveiled an open-source API. Guidebook's API lets users extract valuable data and content that can then be pushed to custom mobile apps. A range of features, such as group discussions, social feeds, and more can be leveraged.
With APIs becoming more and more prominent, a growing number of companies are finding success with API-only or API-centric offerings. So is building customer-facing applications a thing of the past? While there is good reason to believe that the trend toward API-focused companies will continue and even accelerate, there are still virtues to building end-to-end solutions.