August 14, 2017
NodeSummit, a two day conference in San Francisco, will discuss the transformative role Node.js is playing in both the future of computing and today’s deployed systems. It’s coming up on the 24th & 25th of January. As I anticipate this meeting of the minds, I’ve been searching out the experts. Last week I caught up with Jason Hoffman, CTO of Joyent, to talk about Node’s strategy and technical impact. This post explores part of the node adoption strategy.
Locu, one of CNN's hot startups to watch, has released an API that exposes Locu's database of business information to third party developers. Locu launched the Locu API at Tech Disrupt SF 2012 and drew immediate attention. The API allows developers to retrieve real-time business data (e.g. venue information, pricelists, menus, etc.) and integrate the data into existing applications. Locu's index crawls the web for business data, and the API makes that data available to other websites and applications.