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BitTorrent Torque Allows Users To Make Torrent-Based Web Apps BitTorrent Torque Allows Users To Make Torrent-Based Web Apps

Does the introduction of introduction of web-based app development further legitimize the concept of file sharing via BitTorrent technology? Does it remove the vail of “this kind of technology is only used to steal” from act of sharing torrents with …

Know When Your Favorite Store Is Open With The Google Places API Know When Your Favorite Store Is Open With The Google Places API
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Out of all the APIs that Google has released updates for this year, it seems that Google Places is the one they love the most. It has consistently received the biggest and best updates that really help developers take advantage …

The New YouTube App Is Actually Pretty Awesome The New YouTube App Is Actually Pretty Awesome

Google announced some big improvements to the YouTube API during I/O that will help Android devices get the most out of the service with smooth, high-quality playback. Those kind of improvements usually result in a new app being released sooner …

Google Apps Script Goes For A Drive Google Apps Script Goes For A Drive

Google Apps Script is one of the more interesting projects over at Google. It has the potential to totally rethink how people build applications for the Web and over the Cloud. At Google I/O, the company announced some new features …

Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks

One of the best things that Facebook has going for it is Open Graph. It allows Facebook to pervade the Internet and connect all your apps and services through a single Facebook account. These apps and services can then create …

Doubleclick For Publishers API Gets New Playground Doubleclick For Publishers API Gets New Playground

API playgrounds are some of the most useful tools that a developer can have. The playground moniker may not resonate with everyone, but having the ability to mess around with code in a place where I’m not going to break …

YouTube API Discussed In Latest Office Hours YouTube API Discussed In Latest Office Hours

It’s sometimes easy to forget that YouTube is part of the Google family of products. Good thing we have developer hangouts to remind us that the folks at Google are constantly improving the YouTube experience for developers who use the …

Google Maps Still Bleeding Developers, Businesses Google Maps Still Bleeding Developers, Businesses
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If you’re Google Maps these days, you’re not really watching the dominoes fall away from you so much as those dominoes have sprouted legs and started fleeing from you to distant, more agreeable climes. First foursquare bailed for MapBox, Apple’s …

Google Analytics Switching Over To Core Reporting API Next Week Google Analytics Switching Over To Core Reporting API Next Week

If you’re a user of Google Analytics, then no doubt you’re familiar with the Data Export API. You are also probably aware that Google replaced the Data Export API with the Core Reporting API in December of last year. Google …

YouTube API Gets Better Playlist Support YouTube API Gets Better Playlist Support

Back in March, YouTube launched a new feature for the YouTube API that would allow people to include lists of videos in the player. It was great since it let users watch a continuous stream of content without ever leaving …

Google APIs Explorer Gets Updated Look Google APIs Explorer Gets Updated Look

One of the best things Google has done for developers over the last year was the Google APIs explorer. It allowed developers to try out the various APIs that Google offers while giving them tips on how to best take …

Google Ads API Getting Java Client Library Rewrite Google Ads API Getting Java Client Library Rewrite

Java is really popular or so says Google. The Java Client library for Ads API is still used by a lot of developers despite the fact that it’s really old. Google tried to fix what was already there, but old …

Hangouts API Version 1.1 Discussed In Office Hours Hangouts API Version 1.1 Discussed In Office Hours

The metahangout that is the Google+ Office Hours went down this week and the discussion is one that developers will want to check out. J.D. Salazar and Richard Dunn from the Hangouts API team took time to answer developer questions …

Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure

Microsoft turned some heads last month when they announced that the Bing Search API would be heading exclusively to the Windows Azure Marketplace. A lot of non-profit groups like libraries were understandably upset because Microsoft wanted $40 a month just …

Google Maps API History Revealed In Office Hours Google Maps API History Revealed In Office Hours
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The Google Maps team does some of the more interesting things on the Web. It’s always a pleasure to hear what they have to say so this week’s Office Hours hangout is a treat. This week has Josh Livni and …

Google Releases API .NET Client Version 1.2 Google Releases API .NET Client Version 1.2

Updates are a common thing in the land that Google occupies on the Internet. One of the more rare updates to come from the company, however, are for its Google APIs .NET client library. You can celebrate today as a …

Google Chrome Gets Experimental Web Intents API Google Chrome Gets Experimental Web Intents API

Google launched the lastest stable release of Chrome yesterday. The big update was the addition of tab syncing across all platforms using a Google ID that’s signed into Chrome. There was another update, however, that is much more valuable to …

Google Implementing Places API Search Refinements Google Implementing Places API Search Refinements
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One of the more interesting things Google has been involved with recently is its Places API. When it brought search along for the ride, it made the Places API even more valuable. There were still areas in which search could …

DoubleClick For Advertisers Gets An Updated API DoubleClick For Advertisers Gets An Updated API

Since the DoubleClick for Publishers API was recently updated last week, it was only a matter of time before its close relative – DoubleClick for Advertisers – got an update as well. That time is now as Google has released …

DoubleClick For Publishers API Custom Fields Explained DoubleClick For Publishers API Custom Fields Explained

Google recently released a new version of its DoubleClick for Publishers API. One of the more interesting features of the new version was the addition of custom fields. This new feature allows users to include “additional information on DFP entities …

Google Places Autocomplete Removes The Tedium Of Address Entry Pages Google Places Autocomplete Removes The Tedium Of Address Entry Pages

I have my disagreements with Google, but we’re on the level more often than not. You see, Google agrees with me that address entry pages on the Internet are stupid. They’re slow, tedious and only serve to slow me down …