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Cloudflare Launches Cloudflare Apps Platform

Today, Cloudflare launched its new Cloudflare Apps Platform. The platform enables developers to build apps within the Cloudflare ecosystem for distribution through the Cloudflare Apps store. Further, the platform enables website owners to integrate third-party services to internet apps.

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By |June 27th, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

Why Google's RAISR Image "Compression" Tech Changes the Game for Web Developers

It is not much of a stretch to say that we are living in the golden age of machine learning. But when it comes to application front-ends — especially those of web apps — that disruption has largely evaded us. The technologies we use on the web have remained largely the same for years — HTML, CSS, Javascript. Neural networks — the technology behind the big machine learning breakthroughs in recent memory — are clearly the future. But it has been hard to see where they fit into today's web.

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By |June 27th, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

Google Announces Web Budget API Support in Chrome 60

Google has announced that, starting with Chrome 60, it will support the Web Budget API. The new W3C API can be used to retrieve budget amounts associated with background operations, as well as the cost associated with such operations. Google pitches the API as an improvement over the Push Messaging API as developers can now perform some level of background work without informing the user.

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By |June 26th, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

PDFfiller Announces the Release of API 2.0

PDFfiller releases API 2.0 - an enhanced platform for embedding the ability to edit, host and sign PDF documents into an app or company website. The new solution incorporates PDFfiller's intuitive editor and signature manager into applications built with PHP, JS and Java clients.

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By |June 25th, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

In Other API Economy News: AI API Security, Trip Planning APIs and More

Before we head off into the first weekend of the summer, let's review the news we couldn't cover with a look at what what going on in the world of APIs. Just in time for summer, Sygic is offering its trip planning API and SDKs to developers.

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By |June 23rd, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

Aeris Weather API v1.7.0 Now Production Ready

AerisWeather has released version 1.7.0 of its Aeris Weather API as production ready. The latest release includes both improvements/bug fixes as well as new features. Feature additions of note allow users to track lightning strikes, and mixed casing within the location search functionality.

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By |June 23rd, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

eBay Announces New Sell and Buy APIs, Updated APIs

eBay has announced the availability of two new Sell and Buy APIs; the Taxonomy API and Buy Marketing API. The company also announced some of the existing Sell and Buy APIs have been updated to add new features. eBay's Sell and Buy APIs were launched this past October, and will eventually replace the legacy Trading API.

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By |June 22nd, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

Daily API RoundUp: BBVA Compass, Icons8, UpCall, RetinaLyze

Every day, the ProgrammableWeb team is busy, updating its three primary directories for APIs, clients (language-specific libraries or SDKs for consuming or providing APIs), and source code samples.

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By |June 22nd, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

When Designing APIs, Good Path Matters

The 1946 biography of Woodrow Wilson includes an interesting quote:

A member of the Cabinet congratulated Wilson on introducing the vogue of short speeches and asked him about the time it took him to prepare his speeches. He said:

“It depends. If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.”

Similar sayings can be found from other great speakers:

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By |June 21st, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments

Daily API RoundUp: CoinAPI, AerisWeather, ecomdash, TelecomsXChange

Every day, the ProgrammableWeb team is busy, updating its three primary directories for APIs, clients (language-specific libraries or SDKs for consuming or providing APIs), and source code samples.

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By |June 21st, 2017|Hacker Culture|0 Comments