Yandex offers Disk, a service for storing and sharing files. The Yandex.Disk API enables programmatic access and retrieval of these files from any device connected to the internet. The API can be accessed within and Android device by implementing the Yandex.Disk Java SDK. The SDK requires enabling the Apache HttpComponents and xpp3 libraries.
The Google Realtime API has been deprecated, and the API will be shut down in January 2019. The company provides other products such as Google Cloud SQL, Firebase Realtime Database, and Google Cloud Firestore which should meet developers application development requirements.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Storage, Video, and Marketing. Highlights include an API for fashion recognition and an API for Iron Mountain enterprise storage solutions. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
APIs are some of the best ways to get access to data and to share files—large and small—back and forth between users. But are they the only option out there for businesses to utilize? Depending on what your company does—and what it needs its data for—there are other options instead of APIs.