Zoho is a provider of tools that facilitate the development of data and logic applications as well as cloud-based user interface management apps. The company’s Zoho Developer NodeJS SDK by Zoho allows developers to use the NodeJS language in the construction of extensions that communicate with Zoho’s data processing systems in addition to deploying the platform’s identity for third-party apps. The SDK is particularly useful in building extensions that transform the Zoho CRM into a single sign-on portal for using SAML and OAuth 2.0 protocols to access multiple mobile and web-based applications. This SDK communicates with the Zoho CRM API.
Gnip's Audience API promises to let brands and marketers glean real-time, in-the-moment data about audiences that convalesce around topics, events, or other users. The idea is to give companies as much information as possible about those with whom they might want to engage.
This week at Dreamforce, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff, announced Salesforce1. Benioff suggested that Salesforce1 could be the single platform to run entire companies, and manage the internet of things from a single source. However, the bigger story behind Salesforce1 is an API story. How else can a single platform claim to "Connect all your apps. Connect all your devices. Connect all your customer data."? Increase your APIs tenfold is how.