Google recently announced the Cloud Machine Learning API updates at the Google Cloud Next Conference. This includes a set of APIs in the areas of vision, video intelligence, speech, natural language, translation and job search.
In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced a public preview for Azure Functions Proxies. This feature provides reverse proxy functionality targeted at organizations that expose many Azure Function Apps and want to have a common public endpoint, regardless of where and how many Function Apps have been provisioned.
Dropbox builds a dramatically different V2 of their API, built for scale.
The recently chartered Web of Things Working Group at the W3C has begun its standardization work. The Working Group (WG) was born out of exploration previously done by the Web of Things Interest Group (IG).
HelloFresh recently migrated their applications to a new API gateway with zero downtime. Their Director of Engineering, Ítalo Lelis de Vietro, shared the challenges and the migration process in a recent article.
Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz believes that something is either a monolith or a microservice is nonsense. He also believes that more and more implementations which claim to be microservices will not live up to all of the principles. However, he does not discount the need for semi-independently deployable software components and discusses an approach he has found useful, which he call Aspects.
Google has made public an API Design Guide for creating HTTP or RPC APIs. These design principles are recommended especially to developers creating gRPC APIs connecting to Google Cloud Endpoints.
Snapchat has released key new self-service features into its advertising API. These updates include the ability for companies to purchase ads in a self-service capacity, as well as take advantage of advanced ad targeting.
Stormpath, a provider of authentication, authorization, social login, and other user management related API services, recently launched a new Client API with the aim of simplifying mobile and front-end authentication and registration.
After three months in beta, Google has announced the general availability of its Open API-based Cloud Endpoints (GCE) API management system, which aims to make it possible to build efficient, ready-to-scale API platforms, says Google.
Microsoft has recently announced changes to its cloud workflow service, Flow, to enable teams to contribute and manage flows centrally. This new sharing capability is also available to SaaS and custom API Connectors. In addition to these collaboration features, Microsoft has also announced support for Gmail connectivity and integration with additional Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs.
JPMorgan Chase and Intuit announced a partnership to share bank financial data easily and securely through APIs on January 25. With this partnership, JPMorgan Chase customers can now authorize the bank to share their account data with Intuit’s financial management applications like Mint and TurboTax.
Oracle announced plans to acquire Apiary, the API management company with a focus on API design and collaboration, on January 19. Apiary is best known for API flow, its API management platform.
The Open API Initiative has announced the preview of the OpenAPI 3.0 with an Implementer Draft scheduled for the end of February.
eBay recently announced the release of two brand new buy and sell API’s.