Surfline/ Wavetrak, Inc. specializes in providing live and predicted ocean weather information, editorial content, and consulting services to consumers, businesses, and government agencies worldwide. Surfline recently launched a robust photo-viewing app that highlights professional surf photographers and local surf breaks. The app we've built on Apigee allows Surfline users to follow photographers and view photo categories for favorite surf breaks.
Thanks to all who attended our recent webcast: From Napkin to App: Rapidly Prototype and Build for Mobile. The video and slides are below.
Brian Mulloy and Alan Languirand discuss the lessons they've learned quickly getting from concept to app. They provide a recipe for rapid app development and a list of the tools and techniques to successfully get from concept to prototype in just a few days.
I'm a big movie fan so when I set out to write about the power of API partnerships for retailers I recalled a scene in Ghostbusters where the boys cross the streams of their "unlicensed nuclear accelerators" and unlocked new potential. Application Programming Interfaces are like those streams. When one or more are used together they unlock new ways to serve customers.
New APIs are coming on to the scene daily. Remember that APIs are code that help systems connect and communicate with each other over the internet. Some of the early retailers to adopt open APIs are...