- Android Patterns — set of design patterns for Android apps. (via Josh Clark on Twitter)
- Preview of Up and Running with Node.js (O’Reilly) — Tom Hughes-Croucher’s new book in preview form. Just sorting out commenting now. (via Tom on Twitter)
- #Blue Opens for Business — a web app that gets your text messages. You can reply, and there’s an API to give other apps read/write access. Signs the text message is finally becoming a consumer platform.
ENTRIES TAGGED "API"
Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti on APIs, community and reputation.
How can a marketplace for APIs help developers tackle discovery and distribution? Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti explores that question in this interview.
The Open Data Protocol is a promising approach for uniform APIs.
What if blogs had come of age in an era when a uniform kind of API was expected? We could then ask questions of blogs in the same way we could ask questions of event services.
Got a great idea for O'Reilly's new API? Make it happen and you might win a prize.
Featured Post: We’re launching a developer contest to see what folks can do with O’Reilly’s new “writeable” API. Find out what you’ll need to get started.
Fluidinfo's new API allows anyone to add information to O'Reilly book and author objects.
Fluidinfo's new O'Reilly API contains information from O'Reilly, Amazon, Google Books, LibraryThing, and GoodReads. But most importantly, anyone can "write" their own information to the book and author objects.
Discovery, experimentation, and unintentional consequences are all tied to APIs. It's like having LEGOs for publishing.
APIs aren't just for tech companies. In this post we look at three significant areas where publishers can benefit from releasing their own APIs.
iPhone gets cracked, Twitter gets picky, and Internet connectivity gets disrupted.
In the latest Developer Week in Review: the iPhone fell to attackers, Twitter shunned their developers, and the Internet proved not to be as robust as one might hope.
Trends of smaller, easier, and more personal content signal a shift away from read-only publishing.
Terry Jones envisons a future in which we step beyond the default of read-only publishing via traditional containers and APIs. Data itself will become social, and we'll be able to personalize arbitrarily.
Data providers, developers and end users don't always share the same goals.
In today's world of open social media APIs, there's a rift between what publishers consider open versus what data consumers are demanding. That discrepancy is at the heart of data's black market.
Mobile, utility and server-side development will define the future of maps.
Map APIs took off in 2005, and during the ensuing years the whole notion of maps has changed. Where once they were slick add-ons, map functionality is now a necessary — and expected — tool. In this piece, Adam DuVander looks at the current state of mapping and he explains how mobile devices, third-party services and ease of use are shaping the map development world.