Built by Wade Wegner of Microsoft Azure, this SDK is made to help .NET developers construct applications in C# that can interact with the Uber API. This makes it easier to build Uber-equipped applications on platforms like .NET 4.5, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8/8.1, and iOS/Android using Xamarin and Mono.NET. The project, repository, and code examples are well documented and are accessible on GitHub. Calls to the Uber API can be made to request information on available car types, driver location expressed in geo-coordinates, time estimates, estimated prices (including currency conversion when applicable), as well as user account history and activity.
Pusher has just announced a new competition that challenges developers with the task of adding cool engaging realtime features to an application using the Pusher API. Winning apps will get prizes that include an 11 inch Macbook Air and a ticket to the Keeping it Realtime Conference.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Travel, eCommerce, Mapping and Bots. Featured today is an API from ViaMichelin which provides developers access to maps that include tourist destinations and fine restaurants. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.