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Application programming interface

Knowledge Identifier: $Application_programming_interface

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Application programming interface

protocol intended to be used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other add

Category: Technology (10)

Launched in 1950.

Countries: (56%), United States (41%), Japan (3%)

Main connections: Google, Apigee, Twitter

Linked to: Microsoft, Apple Inc., Oracle Corporation, Facebook

 

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1992

Silicon Graphics - In 1992, SGI decided to clean up and reform IRIS GL and made the bold move of allowing the resulting OpenGL API to be cheaply licensed by SGI's competitors, and set up an industry-wide consortium to maintain the OpenGL standard


1997

Online analytical processing - The first real standard API was OLE DB for OLAP specification from Microsoft which appeared in 1997 and introduced the MDX query language

 

A-Train - It was re-released in December 1997 under the DirectX and Direct3D APIs for the Windows release, and at the same time saw its debut on the PS1


2005

Enterprise Objects Framework - The Objective-C code base was re-introduced with some modifications to desktop application developers as Core Data, part of Apple's Cocoa API, with the release of Mac OS X Tiger in April 2005

 

Alexa Internet - In December 2005, Alexa opened its extensive search index and Web-crawling facilities to third party programs through a comprehensive set of Web services and APIs


2007

Ohloh - On 22 August 2007, a public beta of a web-service API was announced, exposing Ohloh's data and reports to promote the development of third party applications


2008

Tagged - In March 2008, Microsoft announced a commercial partnership with social networking sites Tagged, Facebook, LinkedIn, Bebo, and hi5 regarding email contacts APIs, which has since been implemented


2009

Apigee - In 2009 Sonoa released a public beta of an API management tool called Apigee, providing app developers with a free, Cloud-based platform for providing security and analytics for their APIs

 

Apigee - In 2009 Sonoa released a public beta of an API management tool called Apigee, providing app developers with a free, Cloud-based platform for providing security and analytics for their APIs

 

JESS3 - In 2009, JESS3 created a similar diagram called "The Twitterverse" with Solis, which outlines the network of applications built on Twitter's API


2010

VolunteerMatch - Also in 2010 it updated its free Application Programming Interfaces for non-commercial use to increase accessibility to their volunteer network

 

Google Base - On December 17, 2010, it was announced that & Google Base's API is deprecated in favor of a set of new APIs known as Google Shopping APIs


2011

The Access Group - In 2011, the group launched its web services API Application Programming Interface, allowing its financial software to be integrated with third-party, on-premises software

 

CloudMade - In May 2011, CloudMade announced the first release of Leaflet, built from scratch but using parts of the old API code


2012

Minecraft - To make mods easier to create and install, Mojang announced in November 2012 that it plans to add an official modding API


2013

TweetDeck - "'July 25, 2013"' - at 12:00 PM EDT US, Twitter turned off API v1 which effectively shut down the Android, iOS, and AIR versions of TweetDeck

 

TweetDeck - All unofficial variants of TweetDeck stopped working in early May 2013 because of more restrictive API version 1,1


2014

In 2014, however, Alsup's ruling was overturned on appeal, although the question of whether such use of APIs constitutes fair use was left unresolved add something


2015

Freebase - Google provided an update on 16 December, 2015 that they will discontinue the Freebase API and widget 3 months after a Suggest widget replacement is launched in early 2016

 

Dropbox (service) - The company released a completely new version of it's API in November 2015 which improved the usability, reduced the amount of necessary calls and introduced file IDs

 

Windows Azure - In addition to interacting with services via API, users can manage Azure services using the web-based Azure Portal, which reached General Availability in December 2015

 

Freebase - Google provided an update on 16 December 2015 that they will discontinue the Freebase API and widget 3 months after a Suggest widget replacement is launched in early 2016


2016

In 2016, following a two-week trial, a jury determined that Google's reimplementation of the Java API constituted fair use, but Oracle vowed to appeal the decision add something

 

Airtable - As of 2016, Airtable's API does not allow users to create or modify the Base schema

 

Airtable - As of 2016, Airtable's API does not allow users to create or modify the Base schema

 

Cambrex Corporation - In 2016, Cambrex significantly expanded its cGMP API manufacturing and storage capabilities in Charles City, Iowa

 

Java (programming language) - On May 26, 2016, the district court decided in favor of Google, ruling the copyright infringement of the Java API in Android constitutes fair use


2018

TweetDeck - A February, 2018 change to the Twitter API restricted the ability of TweetDeck and other third-party applications from sending mass tweets due to concerns over abuse of bots mass posting content and posts

 

Cloud Elements - During SAPPHIRE NOW 2018, SAP launched SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors, a purpose built API integration platform leveraging the Cloud Elements catalog of feature-rich connectors to over 150 leading enterprise SaaS applications

 

Google Maps - In May 2018 Google announced major changes to the API structure starting 11 of June, 2018

 

Google Maps - In May 2018 Google announced major changes to the API structure starting June 11, 2018


2019

In 2019, Google appealed to the Supreme Court of the United States over both the copyrightability and fair use rulings add something