Latest in APIs: Twitter API drops RSS Support, Facebook API Updates and 21 new APIs

Latest in APIs: Twitter API drops RSS Support, Facebook API Updates and 21 new APIs

By | September 13th, 2012
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ProgrammableWeb in its latest blog talks about New Twitter API changes,

Facebook’s Desktop Web Games policy changes, Amazon Glacier Interview.

Plus Twilio announces Queue Developer Contest, AlchemyAPI Releases German

Sentiment Analysis, Beeminder Adds API for its goal tracking app and 21 New

APIs.


														               
							 	 						

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ProgrammableWeb provides information on what’s new and interesting with mashups, Web 2.0 APIs and the Web as Platform. In its latest blog it gives updates on a bunch of upcoming changes to the company’s API. It also states about Facebook’s desktop web games policy changes and about Plus Twilio announcing Queue Developer Contest. The blog also has an on Amazon Glacier Colin Lazier, a senior Development Manager on the Amazon Storage team.

The first news is Twitter API dropping support for RSS. Twitter API Version 1.1 has been officially released. The API is cutting down support for formats such as RSS, XML and Atom. This is done to cause distress to developers who have been using RSS as an instrument to subscribe to Twitter updates and also for cross posting. Apps that use RSS, XML or Atom will need to shift to JSON or other API methods by March 5, 2013.

The second is about Facebook announcing Graph API Enhancements and Desktop Web Games Policy changes. Facebook has released an improved Facebook SDK for Android, Graph API changes around Scores and Achievements, new Desktop Web Games Policy changes and much more in its latest platform update post. The Graph API for scores and achievements has removed the requirement of an app access token to publish.

The third is the AWS Report on Amazon Glacier with an an in depth interview on Amazon Glacier. The fourth talks about Queue, the newest member of the Twilio family and then there are other API News which you shouldn’t miss. The blog wraps up with the details of the 21 new APIs which are added in their API directory.

The blog wraps up with the details of the 21 new APIs which are added in their API directory. To read the entire post click here.

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