A development tools company hosts an online discussion that, in an unexpected twist of events, turned friendly at one point.
As we've noted--many times--before, you don't have to grow all your own data. Public data sources and business partners can be excellent sources for gathering raw information to feed analytics efforts.
Nobody is disputing that Google copied huge portions of Java in creating Android. But now, Google's defense that it didn't copy anything serious has been blasted to bits.
The proliferation of mobile applications and growing dependence on services built on application programming interfaces, or APIs, are driving a sea change in enterprise architecture, says one industry executive.
An expert panel discussion at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco tackled "emergent APIs" and offered practical advice on building API-centric products and services.
Evernote says integration with third-party products via API makes customers 50 percent more likely to buy Evernote's premium version.
The introduction of Apple's iPhone application programming interfaces with iOS 4 left VMware with its Horizon product far behind in the enterprise mobility race, admits VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger.
The security issues with the Healthcare.gov website identified by security researcher David Kennedy are not confined to that website and should be a concern for any website developed with speed rather than security in mind.
Monolithic business applications (think late-90s ERP) made a certain amount of sense--all that functionality tightly integrated under one user interface. Unfortunately, as Ben Kepes points out, that interface usually stank.
The Defrag conference in Bloomfield, CO this week served as the launchpad for API Commons, a noncommercial service that encourages developers to share API code under Creative Commons-style license.