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CitusDB: Today, SQL on Hadoop. Tomorrow, the world!

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Database startup Citus Data on Tuesday joined those trying to enable fast SQL queries on Hadoop data, but it has much larger goals. It thinks it can be the only analytic database that anyone needs, able to query data wherever it’s stored across a company’s environment — in relational databases,...
CitusDB: Today, SQL on Hadoop. Tomorrow, the world!

76 Storage APIs: Box.net, Amazon S3, Dropbox

blog.programmableweb.com
Our API directory now includes 76 storage APIs. The newest is the Pervasive Data Integrator API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Amazon S3 API. We list 77 Amazon S3 mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of storage APIs....
76 Storage APIs: Box.net, Amazon S3, Dropbox

PayPal revamps developer program with new iOS SDK, retooled APIs

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PayPal readily admits it hasn’t been the most developer-friendly company, but the online payments giant claims it is now ready to start actively courting the developer with a bevy of new tools it is launching at SXSWi. First off, it’s launching a new iOS software developer’s kit (SDK), which allows...
PayPal revamps developer program with new iOS SDK, retooled APIs

Five Places I Go to Find Photographic Inspiration

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Earlier today Rebekah Json on Google Buzz asked me what I do when I’m “uninspired” to inspire my photography. I started thinking about it and realized that the answer was actually longer than a few sentences and so I decided to publish a post on five places that I...
Five Places I Go to Find Photographic Inspiration

YouTube Updates API and Introduces New JSON-C Format

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YouTube have announced in their API blog that they are making a notable change to their YouTube API. The API, which returns results in both XML and JSON, is getting an upgrade on the JSON side, and the change is different enough that they are giving the format a new...
YouTube Updates API and Introduces New JSON-C Format
15 Programming Skills Most Coveted By Employers

With three days left, App.net is 70% funded and already has developers building apps with it

thenextweb.com
We’re coming down to the wire for funding Dalton Caldwell’s App.net anti-Twitter and Facebook utopia. In an email sent out to those who have backed the project with $50 or more, the team says that the site is officially in “Alpha” mode. The interesting thing about the project to me,...
With three days left, App.net is 70% funded and already has developers building apps with it

Why f8 was good for the open web

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It's easy as a technologist to think about openness solely in terms of technology, but openness is broader than that. Openness of technology means that others can build using the same tools that you do. Openness of data means that developers can build innovative products based on APIs that weren't...
Why f8 was good for the open web

Pinterest API Documentation Briefly Reappears On New Developer Site

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Remember how over a year ago, everyone was all excited about the forthcoming Pinterest API? CEO Ben Silbermann even teased its release in a March 2012 email to Pinterest users detailing a Terms of Service change. And API documentation even once popped up on the site, only later to lead...
Pinterest API Documentation Briefly Reappears On New Developer Site

NPR API Delivered 1.1 Billion Stories in March

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National Public Radio first began offering its content via API nearly two years ago now and business, to say the least, has been booming. According to a blog post today by NPR Director of Application Development Daniel Jacobson, the API delivered more than 1.1 billion stories last month, and almost...
NPR API Delivered 1.1 Billion Stories in March

Creating an OData API for StackOverflow including XML and JSON in 30 minutes

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Creating an OData API for StackOverflow including XML and JSON in 30 minutes

Marcel Molina added Annotations Overview

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Annotated tweetsWhen you create a tweet, you can add one or more annotations to that tweet. These annotations represent structured metadata about the tweet. What that metadata contains is up to use. The feature simply provides a structure for how to specify the annotations and retrieve them along with the...
Marcel Molina added Annotations Overview

Magic Signatures?

www.snellspace.com
So I’ve been reading up a bit on the Salmon Protocol… and in particular this one part called “Magic Signatures“… which is essentially supposed to be a simpler way of encoding digital signatures within an XML structure (as opposed to XML-DSIG). In all actuality, it’s just a way of representing...
Magic Signatures?
Microsoft ties SkyDrive tightly to Windows 8

4 New APIs: Football (soccer), Bible, Motorsports, and Document Viewing

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This week we had 31 new APIs added to our API directory (nearly as many as last week’s record-setting pace). Some notable new entries include an API for an online document viewing service, an online bible reference API, a motorsports events and calendar service API, and a football (soccer) API....
4 New APIs: Football (soccer), Bible, Motorsports, and Document Viewing

@ahabman You should also check out pmrpc - http://bit.ly/JMtkm. It's a JS inter-window/frame RPC library built upon postMessage and JSON-RPC

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@ahabman You should also check out pmrpc - http://bit.ly/JMtkm. It's a JS inter-window/frame RPC library built upon postMessage and JSON-RPC

President Obama issues executive order to make government data open and machine readable

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Remember Data.gov? The President does, and he has issued an executive order that should give the information portal a shot in the arm. Starting this week, new and modernized Government information systems should use open and machine readable formats by default, adhering to the guidelines of a new Open...
President Obama issues executive order to make government data open and machine readable
Heroku makes sharing SQL data as easy as URL

6 New APIs: On-demand CRM, eCommerce, Shopping Carts, Beta Programs, and Spanish Blogs

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This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory (the most ever in a single week). What’s new? These latest APIs include a new ecommerce API, an online shopping cart API, an API for a customer feedback and beta management service, an API for a Spanish social...
6 New APIs: On-demand CRM, eCommerce, Shopping Carts, Beta Programs, and Spanish Blogs

First Public Draft: Taking the Wraps off of OAuth 2.0

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The OAuth 2.0 draft specification is out there. The efforts the group working on the specification are paying off in the form of an IETF working group submission. One thing that is clear is that there is a natural tension in following the processes of IETF and the hyper-innovation cycle...
First Public Draft: Taking the Wraps off of OAuth 2.0

Mono 3.0 debuts, casting a wider .NET

arstechnica.com
Miguel de Icaza, founder of Xamarin and lead developer of the Mono open-source implementation of Microsoft's .NET platform, announced on his blog today that the third major revision of the Mono framework is now available. Mono 3.0 was released on GitHub on October 18. It adds support for some of...
Mono 3.0 debuts, casting a wider .NET

Data is Journalism: Politics API from The Guardian

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UK newspaper The Guardian is expanding its Open Platform (our Guardian API profile). Today they’ve launched a useful new government API that covers information about politicians and elections in the UK, with many details going back to 1992. It also contains limited older data, as far back as 1945. The...
Data is Journalism: Politics API from The Guardian

New Pipl API Pulls in a Staggering - and Creepy - Amount of People Data Into Your Apps

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People search engine Pipl's people search API is now out of beta and open to all developers. The API can be used to bring a variety of information about an individual, from social networks like Facebook and LinkedIn to government resources like the United States Patent and Trademark Office...
New Pipl API Pulls in a Staggering - and Creepy - Amount of People Data Into Your Apps

Google Says Goodbye to API Keys with New Geocoding API

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Google has released a new geocoding web service that is sure to bring a smile to map mashup developers working with the Google Maps API. Announced earlier this week on the Google Geo Developers Blog, version 3 of the popular geocoding web service has been released, with several improvements and...
Google Says Goodbye to API Keys with New Geocoding API

YC-Backed Fivetran Launches A Smart Online Spreadsheet For Data Analysis

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Fivetran, a new Y Combinator-backed startup that is launching today, wants to bring spreadsheets into the modern ago and make it easier for users to work with messy data and analyze large amounts of information. Most people, for better or worse, use their spreadsheets as databases and Fivetran acknowledges this...
YC-Backed Fivetran Launches A Smart Online Spreadsheet For Data Analysis

New Twitter API Drops Support for RSS, Puts Limits on Third-Party Clients

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Twitter officially unveiled version 1.1 of its API Wednesday, deprecating support longstanding features such as RSS in the process. Twitter announced its new API back in August, which it described as helping create "a consistent Twitter experience" across platforms and devices. Although most of the API changes were previously...
New Twitter API Drops Support for RSS, Puts Limits on Third-Party Clients

Amazon Beats Google to a Cloud Search Offering

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Another day, another feature added to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This time around, it's a managed search service called CloudSearch that delivers search results in JSON or XML. According to Amazon, the service will cost less than $100 a month for the lowest tier of usage. Oddly enough, Amazon has...
Amazon Beats Google to a Cloud Search Offering

W3C Proposes Push API Specification

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The Internet runs on standards. Without standards, we wouldn’t have the Domain Name System (DNS) which resolves hostnames to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) which served up this very web page. Even web service APIs, which can vary wildly depending on the back-end service, depend...
W3C Proposes Push API Specification

EasyPost, A "Stripe For Shipping," Raises $850K Seed Round, Sees Transactions Doubling Every Month

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With more commerce moving online every day, the shipping industry is in need of innovation. And one of the bigger pain points developers face when trying to integrate postage and shipping into their applications involves the antiquated technology major carriers like FedEx, UPS and USPS provide – complex SOAP or...
EasyPost, A "Stripe For Shipping," Raises $850K Seed Round, Sees Transactions Doubling Every Month

Bit.ly Improves Their Popular URL Shortening API

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It is not uncommon to hear services promoting themselves as having more bandwidth, more storage and more speed. Despite this services like Twitter and SMS are incredibly popular even though you can only send one or two sentences at a time. The economy of these messaging services has made URL...
Bit.ly Improves Their Popular URL Shortening API
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