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WebRTC live video JavaScript API now avaliable

WebRTC live video JavaScript API now avaliable

Friday, September 15, 2017 by

TokBox has announced that the version of its OpenTok Platform for WebRTC that supports Safari 11 browser will roll out of beta and be available to all developers upon iOS general availability later this month. “This is a major turning point for live video,” noted TokBox CEO Scott Lomond. “Now that we are able to support embedded communications in all of the major browse...

ShopAdvisor introduces version 3.0 of its API

ShopAdvisor introduces version 3.0 of its API

Thursday, September 07, 2017 by

ShopAdvisor, Inc, has announced the general availability of Version 3.0 of the ShopAdvisor API. Version 3.0 is faster, more efficient, and more accurate at returning the information needed to power campaigns that provide each consumer with a personalized shopping experience on their smartphone. Brands use the API to power campaigns that engage the shopper intelligently ...

Google Cloud Speech API now supports 30 more languages

Google Cloud Speech API now supports 30 more languages

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Google has recently updated their Cloud Speech API to better improve their search recognition abilities. The new updates further extend their language support to help their customers utilizeAI in all new ways. From voice-activated commands and data analytics to call center routing, the applications of AI enabled speech recognition are virtually endless.Here's what the n...

Postman app version 5.0 allows access to popular Postman Pro features

Postman app version 5.0 allows access to popular Postman Pro features

Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Postman has announced a major update to its free Postman app, version 5.0. Starting immediately, users of 5.0 will have limited-quantity access to many of the paid features of their Pro offerings, intended to support small and individual development projects.With this product release, all API developers can leverage the full power of Postman, with support at every stage...

$100M in app developer funds available to build Cloudflare apps

$100M in app developer funds available to build Cloudflare apps

Friday, June 30, 2017 by

Cloudflare, an Internet performance and security company, is introducing the all-new Cloudflare Apps, a free platform that enables developers to build applications that leverage their global infrastructure and distribute them to the more than six million users on their network. As part of this new platform, the company is announcing the $100 million Cloudflare Developer...

Personal Financial Wellness API announced at Digital Banking Summit

Personal Financial Wellness API announced at Digital Banking Summit

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

Life and technology are becoming inseparable, with services like Amazon Alexa providing on-demand insights and forward-looking advice through the data we willingly provide to them. When it comes to leveraging that data to guide consumers in achieving financial balance and wellness, however, this type of simple, digital personalized guidance is lacking. This is surprisin...

DocuSign talks about embedding eSigning into your app

DocuSign talks about embedding eSigning into your app

Monday, June 12, 2017 by

DocuSign, an eSignature startup, has a reported $3 billion valuation, more than 100+ million users, and a client roster that includes Microsoft, Salesforce, LinkedIn and SAP. Here Marie Huwe, the VP of Developer Programs and Evangelism at DocuSign, tells us about their API and how developers have influenced their growth and success to date. ADM: What is your role at Doc...

RapidAPI acquired the Mashape Marketplace

RapidAPI acquired the Mashape Marketplace

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

RapidAPI announced that it has acquired the Mashape Marketplace, giving developers access to a massive new inventory of APIs, becoming the world’s largest API marketplace.The API economy is growing rapidly - expected to be a $2.2 trillion market by 2018, according to Ovum Research. APIs are playing a vital role in the development and operations of modern apps, with anyt...

IFTTT releases platform for developers to build and publish applets

IFTTT releases platform for developers to build and publish applets

Monday, May 29, 2017 by

IFTTT is opening its platform to thousands of individual developers. The new Maker tier will allow anyone who signs up to build and publish Applets by using the tools they unveiled for its partners in November 2016. Makers can build with more than 430 service APIs that are currently on the platform.Before this launch, any user could build new Applets that worked with tw...

Route the Internet faster with Argo from Cloudflare

Route the Internet faster with Argo from Cloudflare

Monday, May 22, 2017 by

Cloudflare has announced Argo, a service that intelligently routes traffic across the Internet for a faster, more reliable, and more secure online experience.The Internet is inherently unreliable. Its massive collection of networks from different providers experiences delays and outages all the time. Internet users experience these problems as slowness reaching websites...

Oracle releases their API Platform Cloud Service

Oracle releases their API Platform Cloud Service

Monday, May 15, 2017 by

Oracle is expanding their Cloud Platform’s integration offerings with the availability of their API Platform Cloud Service. Bringing together API-first design and governance capabilities from recently acquired Apiary and API management from Oracle, the new cloud service delivers end-to-end capabilities for designing, prototyping, documenting, testing, and managing the p...

Developer keyboard shortcuts that increase productivity in Postman

Developer keyboard shortcuts that increase productivity in Postman

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 by

Editor's Note: Guest submission by Postman, an API tool developerKeyboard usability is usually high on the priority list for any dev tool. For most developers, it’s a more efficient input method, requiring minimum movement and effort compared to a mouse or any other pointing device. It also saves time, and for repetitive / well-frequented tasks, this can bring about a h...

Public transit app releases Moovit toolkit for developers

Public transit app releases Moovit toolkit for developers

Friday, April 07, 2017 by

Companies that want more customers walking through the door now have a web tool kit to better direct people to their location via public transport. Moovit, a public transport app, has launched Moovit for Developers, a selection of free resources for web and app developers to install on virtually any company’s website or integrate into an Android or iPhone app. With a cl...

Mashape gets $18M in series B funding to help further the API revolution

Mashape gets $18M in series B funding to help further the API revolution

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Mashape has announced that they have achieved a company milestone as they close a $18M Series B funding round, led by Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm, with previous investors CRV and Index Ventures participating. The funding round, according to Mashape, "represents all the hard work by the team, our dedication to building the best and most open API Gateway f...

Upwork taps PacketZoom to speed up content delivery

Upwork taps PacketZoom to speed up content delivery

Thursday, March 16, 2017 by

Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk) a global freelancing platform recently selected PacketZoom to enhance their existing Web CDN and speed up its dynamic content and API calls. Upwork has more than 12 million registered freelancers internationally with many of them leveraging the mobile app to lookup for projects when on the go."Upwork mobile apps were built to allow our com...

JBoss Fuse 6.3 integration services for Red Hat OpenShift released

JBoss Fuse 6.3 integration services for Red Hat OpenShift released

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

Red Hat announced the latest update to the Red Hat JBoss Fuse-based integration service on Red Hat OpenShift. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based SaaS systems, and new data streams, organizations can face increasing pressure to more quickly deliver innovative new services. Traditional centralized, monolithic ESB-style integration approaches...

API monetization requires good API management

API monetization requires good API management

Friday, February 17, 2017 by

More enterprises are going beyond the implementation of APIs to looking at how they can be monetized internally, externally, or both. In this article let’s look at different monetization strategies and how they will affect which deployment model will be most effective in your enterprise: on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid approach.Indirect MonetizationOften companie...

The IT delivery gap is slowing business

The IT delivery gap is slowing business

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.Based on a survey of 951 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally, the report reveals a growing IT delivery gap that is slowing down the majority of the businesses surveyed and directly putting revenue at risk. With a convergence...

App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API

App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

For the modern consumer, rewards are an essential part of their shopping experience; just last year the number of loyalty program memberships in the United States topped three billion - a 26 percent increase from 2013. With a growing demand for loyalty programs, there is no better time for developers to incorporate loyalty into their products, apps, point of sale softwa...

Developers and API standards

Developers and API standards

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by

For nearly five years, Andy Beier, director of engineering at Domo, has worked to build more than 500 data connectors for the company’s business optimization platform. However, as Andy and his team strove to complete that monumental task, they continually ran into roadblocks because of the lack of standards in API development. Frustration led to action and the Domo...

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