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January 15, 2016  7:53 AM

Automotive evolution: paper-based manuals out, APIs are in

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, automotive, Mashery, TIBCO

Automotive 'aftermarket' technical information company Autodata has released a new batch of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Working with TIBCO Mashery, the Autodata Developer Portal allows access to more than 70 APIs covering Autodata's diagnostic, repair and servicing information...

April 13, 2015  1:39 PM

Varnish buffs up glossy new API engine

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, API management

A sub-editor headline writer's dream, the highly-lacquered and beautifully-polished Varnish Software (Ed - did we use 'lacquered' yet?) has released its new Varnish API Engine. 1MrSheen.JPG


October 4, 2013  5:28 AM

TIBCO pushes open API economy to start trading

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Application Lifecycle Management, TIBCO

It's going to be a busy month for TIBCO -- the firm will be busily explaining to "reporters" (that's the American word for journalists, editors, serious technology writers etc.) that its name should remain in capitals and not be written as Tibco. TIBCO stands for The...


January 13, 2013  12:27 PM

‘Live’ Earth video camera on International Space Station

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Application Lifecycle Management

UrtheCast (pronounced "Earth-Cast") is launching and installing two cameras on the Russian module of the International Space Station. The UrtheCast team now says it will subsequently open up its API (application programming interface) so that software application developers can use its data to...


January 7, 2013  4:34 AM

Progress’ programming proselytisations

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Agile, API, cloud, Programming

It's January 7 in the year of whichever lord you care to worship. This date means that we are mercifully past the "predictions for application development in 2013" phase where companies mark the end of the 12-month with sagacious musings attempting to predict trends, tendencies, propensities and...


November 7, 2012  3:13 AM

No API, No Comment

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, cloud, Developer, Programmer

The API is, for all intents and purposes, becoming a core conduit for firms interconnecting their services over the web. NOTE: As we have defined on the CWDN before, an API is best described as a "specific method" prescribed by a computer operating system or by an application...


October 12, 2012  6:23 AM

It’s time to open up your API

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Programming

Everything is moving to the cloud. Applications, data storage blocks, software along with software services of every kind and every infrastructural element of computing that care to stick a label on. It is fitting then that our application APIs (application program interfaces) should also not...


June 7, 2011  12:07 PM

What will developers do with 3000 new Mac OS X Lion APIs?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Apple, Mac, OS X, Programming, Web applications

As you will know, Computer Weekly reported news of Apple's next operating system Mac OS X Lion last night, in line with events at the company's annual developer...


May 15, 2011  6:59 AM

Yahoo! Open Hack Romania, in pictures

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Hack, Programmer, Web applications, Yahoo

Bucharest, Romania is the location for the 2011 Yahoo! Open Hack day. This is the fourteenth event of its kind and somewhere around 300 developers have descended on the city to hack up & mash up, eat pizza and cram as many carbonated drinks down as them as they physically can inside 24...


March 25, 2011  9:53 AM

It’s BlackBerry developer season, get ready to make crumble

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, BlackBerry, Mobile Application Development

The BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) instant messaging app is something of an understated success story if you believe RIM's figures. The company claims to have an active user base of over 35 million and also states that over 1.5 million new users join the BBM community each month.

So what is...


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