API

It's natural to think that one can easily manage just a couple of APIs here and there, yet what starts out as just a few calls to one system or another has an intriguing characteristic of inevitably turning into a closely-coupled network of actors whose further usage or development becomes next to... Read more
0 comments Posted 26 May 2015 by Dariusz Suchojad Feed
Open bank data will give us the freedom to access all banks in real time and from a single view, automatically calculating the best deals in complete transparency, which will be a significant step forward for social good and give people more control over their finances.
0 comments Posted 30 Apr 2015 by Noel Peatfield Feed
Spark's new DataFrame API is inspired by data frames in R and Python (Pandas), but designed from the ground up to support modern big data and data science applications.
1 comment Posted 26 Mar 2015 by Reynold Xin Feed
Jason Hare, open data guru for the City of Raleigh in North Carolina compares human and API consumed data and makes these observations: Data consumed by humans have lower re-use value in that they are not being redistributed, and data that is served on a web/mobile [First] platform needs more work... Read more
3 comments Posted 26 Dec 2014 by Jason Hare Feed
Igloo house on land
Eskimo is a Node.js boilerplate framework used to build igloos. Igloos are libraries of components, injected by electrolyte, which are used as building blocks for an app. This is why it’s easy to use when building everything from MVP prototypes and Node.js powered APIs to e-commerce stores.
0 comments Posted 5 Nov 2014 by Clevertech Feed
To a technology director at the White House, the State of the Union is like the Superbowl. While the world is watching the President of the United States deliver an address to the nation, Leigh Heyman and his team are managing the media technology behind the scenes to create an enhanced and... Read more
0 comments Posted 20 May 2014 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Until I started graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I had never heard of open source. However, every computer science department of any age and stature uses open source software to support their infrastructure. One or another variant of Linux was always being installed on our... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Feb 2014 by Anne Mulhern (Red Hat) Feed
How do we reuse hackathon code?
With the sheer number of civic hackathons starting to reach a critical mass, some are asking whether the energy and drive embodied by these events can be directed to reusing existing applications or projects started at earlier events. This is an important issue, as some projects worked on at... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Jun 2012 by Sheba Najmi Feed
Open data takes a ride with geeks on DaBus
One of the first publicly available open dataset/API from the City & County of Honolulu is the one made available by O`ahu Transit Services, provider of The Bus service. With open data, anyone could develop an app using The Bus API and three such apps were built, Hea.theBus.org, Allb.us and an... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Apr 2012 by Burt Lum Feed
Honolulu looks to build new local tools and applications
For a 24 hour period, on January 20-21, 2012, starting at 5 p.m., a mix of programmers and entrepreneurs--partnered with City and County of Honolulu officials and armed with an broad array of government data--will come together to develop applications designed to improve the day-to-day lives of... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jan 2012 by Ryan Feed

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