application developement Articles

Netflix Opens Application Gallery
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Late last year, Netflix opened up its API to developers. There have been a number of applications set up to allow for various Netflix integrations.

These include mobile apps, Netflix for Facebook Connect, and others. They can now be viewed at the new Netflix App Gallery.

Surf the Earth with Google and Your Wii
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Showing an example of how developers can do some really cool stuff with the Google Earth API, Google Earth iPhone Engineer David Phillip Oster has created a program that allows people to "surf" any region on the Earth’s surface using the balance board for the Nintendo Wii.

Oster used the Google Earth Browser plug-in and a javascript API, and the board transmits the person’s movements to the application using Bluetooth. See it in action: