Case Study: API potential to share government data

Case Study: untapping the potential of APIs to share government data

APIs may not only be beneficial for companies and all types of businesses in the private sector. Public institutions and organizations may also find that they are a perfect resource to streamline processes and improve user experience. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in the United States shared its information publicly by using worksheets or downloading static data.

Google: formatos de publicidad para páginas web móviles y aplicaciones nativas

Google: advertising formats for mobile websites and native apps

Google now has four advertising models to monetize mobile formats: ordinary banners, interstitial ads, native advertising and video formats. Each year Google launches dozens of new products, some of them seemingly aeons away from what could be considered a monetizable service. In spite of this, they are in no doubt about which internal departments today will be paying the bills in the future.
‘APIs for dummies’: five ways of finding out what an API is

‘APIs for dummies’: five ways of finding out what an API is

What is an API? Sites, the media and specialized companies have attempted to explain it as didactically, graphically and creatively as possible. This article is a compilation of the most interesting explanations: from animations and videos to infographics and ebooks through well explained texts.

The best APIs and libraries for Android developers

With over 2 billion devices around the world using Android, it becomes imperative for virtually all technology companies to have some kind of presence in the open source platform developed by Google. We review some of the most useful APIs and tools for Android developers.

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Case study: searching flights becomes easier thanks to an API

Since last June, Liverpool airport offers its passengers the option of searching for flights using the Skyscanner API without leaving its own website. This way, passengers can find the lowest airfares for flights departing from John Lennon airport in Liverpool (LJLA).
How to avoid Google's penalty for interstitial ads

How to avoid Google's penalty on interstitial advertisements

Pop-up ads draw less attention, interest and engagement from the users and affect mobile user experience too much. In this context, a worldwide company has declared war against intrusive and frustrating advertising, at least on paper. Google has been threatening editors and brands for some time saying that interstitial ads would have a negative impact on their interests.
App buttons: tips front-end developers should keep in mind

App buttons: tips front-end developers should keep in mind

App users must be aware that a button... is in fact a clickable button. Therefore, app buttons must be designed in such a way that users should feel invited to interact with the interface and actually click on it. 

Check out the APIs of Google Analytics competitors

Check out the APIs of Google Analytics competitors

Chartbeat, Webtrends and KISSmetrics are three good examples of tools that, thanks to their APIs, can compete perfectly with Google Analytics, although the competition scenario is not that simple.

The best APIs and libraries for iOS developers

Between iPhones and iPads there are almost 1 billion devices with iOS around the world. This operating system grows in popularity every year, and being able to develop for it is, and will continue to be, of vital importance to companies over the next years. 

Chaos Monkey, the tool that causes minor faults in order to prevent greater ones

Alejandro Guirao, developer at intelygenz, gives insight into Chaos Monkey, a tool that causes random system failures for resilience testing which is used by Netflix and is winning over other major companies. 

Open source is paving the road towards a new work model

Over 30 high-level experts have collaborated in an open source trends study for 2017, where they highlight both the potential of open tools in the corporate world and the far-reaching cultural and business shift they imply. More and more companies are using them to streamline their processes and stay up to date.

Affinio used Twitter APIs to define advertising campaigns

Affinio is a company that plans and implements marketing strategies for different brands. Since its inception it has used graphics of interests to understand modern consumers. This article explains how Twitter APIs are used precisely to know them better.

Ebook: Big Data in 'fintech' ecosystem
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Ebook: Big Data in 'fintech' ecosystem

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APIs, key in the development of cloud apps
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Ebook: APIs, key in the development of cloud apps

Modern developer teams are demanding one essential process: they need to synchronize their system infrastructures with the features of different service providers in the cloud. APIs make this...

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Ebook: Programming tools

All of the tools which you need to rely on to develop in any programming language are compiled in this ebook: from HTML to Java, PHP to Python... among others. Available for download now!

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