Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nordic APIs

18-19 September it is time for the Nordic APIs conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

It will be the biggest conference in the Nordics ever that focuses just on the technology and business impact of APIs. The goal is to gather people from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland as well as cross-industries to learn from each others experiences and to hear from the best.

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Pivotal Tracker launches new API in public beta

Pivotal Tracker just announced the availability of their API V5 in public beta, starting August 16, 2013. The launch is justified because the application itself has run against the new API version for a long time now.

photo by John Fischer

The new API introduces several improvements, like the ability to get access to all project data, including epics. They also say that everything in and out of the API is now JSON encoded but the activity Web Hooks still POST information using XML.

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Evernote introduces API Rate Limits

Evernote recently announced that they will enforce API rate limits starting today (August 14, 2013). They don’t specify what the limits are but they say that a “reasonable use of the API should not cause an integration to hit the limit”.

photo by Justin Ennis

Although this enforcement will only affect non-production applications for now, you should evaluate your code even if you have a production API integration, since rate limiting will also affect these applications starting November 1, 2013.

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