All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘API’

Twitter Creates A Timeline For Its API Announcements

Do you know when Twitter will be sunsetting an API, or when it will be releasing a new API it has in the works? You can always follow the social network’s engineering blogs for the info, but there was no central location for all of this information until now. Twitter announced today that it’s releasing a timeline for its API …

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Amazon Maps API Now Available To All

As Apple has proven with its iPhone 5 maps blunder, people care about having quality maps on their mobile devices. Until now, however, there’s not been a maps API built specifically for the Kindle Fire. Amazon is fixing that this week. Amazon announced that its Maps API is now available for all developers. The API was available since September in …

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Facebook Graph API Now Supports In-Game Groups

The past week has been relatively slow in the world of Facebook development. When that happens, there’s a good chance that the weekly Operation Developer Love update will be bursting at the seams with new features and updates. Facebook didn’t disappoint as this week’s update is full of new features that developers will want to start trying out. The Graph …

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Google Maps Developers Talk Visualizations

Google Maps is an integral part of many apps used across the Web and mobile devices. Developers need to know how to make the best use of the service. That’s why Google holds roundtables with the people working on these products to show off the new features hitting their respective services. Here’s what you can expect to see today from …

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Facebook Imposes New Rules For The Notifications API

Developers have been seeing some pretty positive results from the Notifications API. That’s the report today from Facebook as the social network updates us on the latest numbers from those participating in the beta that was announced back in August. If you’re not familiar with the new Notifications API, it’s essentially a method in which developers can send messages directly …

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Facebook Details The Latest Open Graph Changes

It was announced yesterday that Facebook would be enacting a number of changes in Open Graph. It would force developers to increase the quality of their apps while increasing user satisfaction across the platform. Facebook now has more details on those changes. During the weekly Operation Developer Love update, Facebook says that developers will have to watch out for three …

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Facebook Hopes To Make Apps Better By Making Open Graph Stricter

One of Facebook’s main strategies moving forward is to increase the number of apps with Facebook integration. This will increase the number of users visiting Facebook, and in turn increase their own advertising potential. That’s why Facebook has been pushing Open Graph, App Center and other developer tools to make sure those apps are the best they can be. The …

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Google Places API Team Talks New Features In Hangout

The Google Places API has been seeing a constant barrage of updates this year. It could be a great new source of revenue for Google, and it’s great for businesses (except for this guy). That’s why it’s super important for developers to stay in the know in regards to changes coming to the Places API. The Google Places API product …

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Facebook Details Offers API Updates

Brand pages have had the Offers tool in Facebook for quite some time now. It’s a great way to connect with fans by offering them free or discounted items for a limited time. The social network announced two major updates to Offers last week. Now Facebook is offering tips on how to best implement them. First and foremost, brand pages …

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Chrome Stable Release Now Supports First-Person Shooters

Google updated the Chrome beta release last month with a number of HTML5 technologies. The most important, of course, being the pointer lock API. It allows the browser to replicate the mouse controls that native PC games have enjoyed for over two decades. All the new HTML5 goodness is now available to everybody. Google announced today that the latest stable …

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Facebook Brings Real Time Updates To The App Dashboard

Facebook isn’t holding the F8 conference this year. The company felt their resources could be better used in building more tools for developers to get the most out of the platform. Besides, Open Graph and the App Dashboard still have a lot of work ahead of them. Zuckerberg and Co. won’t rest until every developer is utilizing their software. To …

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Notifications API Lets Developers Speak Directly To Users

The notification is one of the best things to ever come out of Facebook. I don’t know about you, but it feels pretty good to find a big list of notifications waiting for me after a prolonged absence. If your a Facebook gamer, your notification list will soon be even bigger after any prolonged absences. Facebook announced the launch of …

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