May 1, 2017
Single purpose API
We've added seven APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Video, Collaboration, and Mapping. Here's a summary of the latest additions.
The BBC’s switch to new Programme Metadata API Nitro should be complete this month. The next project is to release the API to non-commercial users under the name Nitro Public.
As the amount of processing power that can be affordably invoked via the cloud continues to increase, applications that were once thought too impractical to build are suddenly quite feasible. A good example of that is AppStream, a new service that Amazon is beta testing that allows graphically and resource-intensive applications to be extended out to any number of devices that previously would not have had the processing capabilities to run them.