Yahoo! Social SDKs showcase how to develop applications with social directory and contacts components. This kit has ben created in Python language for developers who prefer to work with this language. On the GitHub site, instructions to start the development process include SimpleJSON, OAuth, and OpenID requirements along with guides with installation, examples, and tests resources.
Like many dev teams these days, the team at Buffer is working toward building a more service-oriented architecture. As part of this, the team has built a special service to keep track of how many times links have been embedded in Buffer posts.
One of the great things about APIs is that they make applications more accessible than ever in the age of the cloud. But just because an application is accessible doesn’t necessarily mean there is a mechanism in place to consume data from the application via the API it exposes. In fact, the tools needed to consume that data is giving rise to a new class of middleware that is collectively being referred to as cloud brokering software.