Cycling Analytics is an insightful tool used for analyzing the data recorded by modern bike computers. By providing an API, the company makes it possible for developers to modify and create users' data in other websites and applications.
AnyMeeting, a WebRTC-enabled conferencing platform, provides an API that allows developers to integrate its browser-based Web, video and phone conferencing functionality with their own applications.
With mobile computing becoming more strategic across the enterprise, a major effort is underway to make developing mobile applications in the enterprise as simple as possible. With that aim in mind, KidoZen this week launched a mobile data virtualization platform that abstracts away much of the complexity associated with accessing data from back-end services and applications.
Relias Learning uses the Tin Can API for its training platform. SOA Software adds features for API innovation. Plus: How to maintain security with the Internet of Things, and Xignite offers lessons in designing Fintech APIs.
Zend Technologies has just announced that the 10th annual ZendCon PHP conference will take place Oct. 27-30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. ZendCon 2014 will feature sessions covering PHP best practices, continuous delivery and DevOps, APIs, mobile and cloud services.
Blizzard Entertainment, the developer and publisher of a variety of popular online and desktop video games, has announced the launch of a Battle.net API site with new APIs featuring OAuth 2.0 support and new interactive documentation.
SOA teams up with Australia's Healthdirect to move from SOAP to REST. VMware jumps on the Docker container bandwagon. Plus top 20 free web services, and 7 mistakes with APIs.
Computer vision is just one of the applications for machine learning experiencing rapid growth and increasing popularity in recent years.
DropCatch.com, an expiring domain name backordering service, has opened access to its Backorder API. The API allows users to programmatically backorder and cancel open backorders. DropCatch.com customers have long asked for API access to such functionality, and DropCatch.com has delivered.
Samsung today announced the Gear S, a new smartwatch with impressive specs and some novel features. The device may be tempting for both consumers and developers, but Samsung's smartwatch strategy is anything but sound.
A niche vertical of APIs in which there are multiple web services to choose from is package tracking. There are more than 70 tracking and shipping APIs listed in the ProgrammableWeb directory with many of the biggest global package shippers represented including FedEx, DHL and UPS. These are typically designed for commercial applications that need to integrate tracking, address verification, label printing and rate calculations.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to digitize its data came to a head in recent weeks with the launch of an API that provides product labeling information for all drugs listed and overseen by the regulatory body. The product labeling API joins the other two recent data sets opened via API, adverse events and drug recall enforcement reporting.
Adzuna has just announced the release of their developer portal where they now host the Adzuna API, a real time job market database. By allowing access to a trove of data regarding job listings, salary trends, hiring patterns, and more, the Adzuna API is expected to engage developers to create new apps or mashups that can help empower unemployed workers to choose where to live and work, as well as allow government and business members keep more informed as to the status of the job market.
Charitable organizations should seriously consider the benefits of API implementation on their websites. In order to foster a community of donors for a cause, the organization needs to be credible and transparent. This can be done using various APIs to showcase real-time progress, participation, and the impact the initiative will have.
The Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Intel are set to host a hardware hackathon in October. The hackathon will take place in Red Hook, a community in Brooklyn, N.Y., nearly destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, with a focus on resiliency and disaster recovery.
Amplifon enhances Google Street Maps with sound. Hackcess to Justice winners put their apps to work. Plus: the importance of putting API design first and Homeland Security holds a hackathon (with FEMA).
Google Maps Gets Sound Enhancement from Amplifon Using the Web Audio API
Google Maps can now be heard by, literally, giving a sound dimension to its Street View. Amplifon has done its best to give sounds that you might hear according to what direction in street view you are facing--see circles in the graphic. That determines what sound you hear.
The battle over fitness and health data appears to be heating up after evidence surfaced that Adidas is preparing to open up its miCoach platform to developers.
Adidas, one of the most recognizable athletic brands in the world, sells a handful of miCoach products, which include watches, a soccer ball, heart rate monitor, and nifty speed cell that attaches to compatible shoes. Users of these products can track and visualize the data they generate through Adidas' miCoach website.