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Google Details Content API For Shopping During Hangout Google Details Content API For Shopping During Hangout

There’s a new Office Hours Hangout this week that covers one of the less publicized, but still important, APIs – the content API for shopping. According to Google, this API lets you “programmatically manage the structured items you upload to …

Google Releases New Version Of The Doubleclick For Publishers API Google Releases New Version Of The Doubleclick For Publishers API
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It’s been a week since a new API release, and I was just starting to get bored without having any new announcements. Google is the cure to my boredom with the release of version 201204 of the Doubleclick for Publishers …

Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs
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Eclipse is a great software development environment that’s heavily supported through the use of plugins. One of those plugins comes from Google that helps with the development of Cloud SQL and Google APIs. They’ve recently updated the plugin with two …

Klout Upgrades Its API To Be Faster And Stronger Klout Upgrades Its API To Be Faster And Stronger

Klout is one of those services that’s important to those invested in the social media industry. It’s a service that rates your social media performance across a number of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc and gives you a rating. …

Google Places API Discussed In Latest Office Hours Google Places API Discussed In Latest Office Hours

It’s a new week which means it’s time for another Google Office Hours via Hangout. This week we have Paul Saxman and Marcello Camello of the Google Maps API team talking in length about the Google Places API and the …

Facebook Offers Now Available Via The API Facebook Offers Now Available Via The API
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Let’s just say that it’s pretty amazing how Facebook is able to keep pushing out new features to developers each and every week. This week’s Operation Developer Love details two big changes coming to the platform that are worth playing …

Bing Maps Gets Easier Shape Rendering Bing Maps Gets Easier Shape Rendering

Chris Pendleton of the Bing Maps team deals with a lot of complaints that Bing Maps doesn’t make it easy to render “GIS stuff” via the Bing Maps API. Your calls have not gone unheeded as the team has made …

Google Updates Its Deprecation Policy Google Updates Its Deprecation Policy
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Software gets old. It’s an unfortunate truth that many developers have to live with. It’s even harder when you have to deal with software that may be deprecating and it’s hard to know when official support is going to dry …

Google+ Team Details Hangouts API Version 1.0 Google+ Team Details Hangouts API Version 1.0

As you are probably aware, Google took the Hangouts API out of preview last month. That means that anybody can mess around with Hangouts now to make their own Web applications that utilize what is arguably Google+‘s most popular feature. …

Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs

It was only yesterday that Google posted the latest Google+ platform office hours on YouTube. That one was from last weekend and contained lots of juicy info including a live coding session. It might surprise you then that Google was …

YouTube Upgrading Embed Codes To ActionScript 3 YouTube Upgrading Embed Codes To ActionScript 3

You may have a Web site that uses copious amounts of YouTube videos that solely rely on Flash player across your many pages. Chances are you have embedded which makes use of the ActionScript player. Further chances are that you …

Google Maps API For Business Gets Demographic Layer Google Maps API For Business Gets Demographic Layer

There’s a lot of information a map can provide. Just taking a look at what Google Maps already provides is testament to that. There is one area, however, that most maps don’t make use of – demographics. That’s to be …

WordPress Announces REST API For App Creation WordPress Announces REST API For App Creation

WordPress is one of the more popular, if not most popular, blogging tools out there. Like anything popular, people want to make applications with it which require an API. WordPress is making that bit easier for you with the announcement …

Bing Search API Becoming Premium Service Bing Search API Becoming Premium Service

Regardless of what you think, Microsoft’s Bing is still pretty popular. It’s the number two search engine on the Web. So obviously Microsoft wants to continue this momentum by making Bing get better results, easier to use… and charge for …

New Echo Nest Partnerships Should Cater To More Awesome Music Apps New Echo Nest Partnerships Should Cater To More Awesome Music Apps

The Echo Nest is partnering with JamBase and SongMeanings to give developers more data for their music apps. The former will provide concert and tour schedule data, while the latter will provide song lyrics and lyric interpretation. “Partnerships like these …

YouTube API Adds Watch History Support YouTube API Adds Watch History Support

The YouTube API supports a number of video feeds that users can draw from for their applications and whatnot. Another video feed has been added today that should be of great use for those who want to better target videos …

Google AdWords API Improving Advanced Location Targeting Google AdWords API Improving Advanced Location Targeting

Last year, Google rolled out an update to the AdWords API that allowed users to target people based on their Location of Presence or Area of Interest. It was a great feature for AdWords, but things can always be improved. …

Facebook Announces New App Insights Facebook Announces New App Insights

Every week, Facebook updates developers on the changes coming to the platform. This is part of the company’s Operation Developer Love that seeks to keep dialog between the company and the developers that support the platform open. While every week …

Gmail Android App Getting New Developer Features Gmail Android App Getting New Developer Features

I thought the Gmail Android app was pretty fantastic, but it’s never good enough for Google. Developers now have new tools at their disposal to implement a public ContentProvider “that you can use to retrieve label data.” This tool provides …

Google AdWords API Asynchronous Workflow Solution Detailed Google AdWords API Asynchronous Workflow Solution Detailed

Google designed the AdWords API to handle a large number of operations in one request. The only problem is that current API services are synchronous. What this means is that the client has to send a request to the server, …

Minecraft Prerelease 1.2.5 Now Available Minecraft Prerelease 1.2.5 Now Available
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We reported at the beginning of the month that Mojang hired on former Bukkit members to help steer the future of Minecraft. They must have been put right to work when they arrived at Mojang because we’re already on the …