Dropbox has officially deprecated the Dropbox API v1. While Dropbox encourages developers to transition to v2, and start all new builds with v2, v1 will remain available until June 28, 2017. However, all new features will be added solely to v2. The deprecation includes both Core and Business APIs.
In today's look at what what going on in the world of APIs we discuss Yahoo's streaming data query engine, Bullet, which promises the ability to run 'look-forward' queries; Distil Networks released Bot Defense for API aimed at ensuring authorized users are access API servers and more.
“Flash Player is dead. Its time has passed... It crashes a lot. It requires constant security updates. It doesn't work on most mobile devices. It's a fossil, left over from the era of closed standards and unilateral corporate control of Web technology.” The words of the Occupy Flash have come true.