Technical training courses, articles and blog posts tagged with API.

An API – or Application Programming Interface a defined set of rules that allow software programs to communicate between themselves. APIs are particularly prevalent in online systems in the creation and consumption of Web Services, although they can also be used for communication between local applications and DLLs.

An API can contain specifications for routines, object classes, data structures, and protocols for the purposes of data exchange.

iCloud Storage API – Developer beta version available

Apple’s next release of the mobile platform operating system, iOS5, will include extensive integration with its iCloud online storage service.

The beta version of the iCloud Storage API gives developers the tools to enable data and documents to be pushed to and retrieved from the Cloud, from compatible devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch with the relevant updates installed). iCloud also supports OS X Lion and Microsoft Windows users.

We’re covering the best new features of iOS5 in our iPhone/iPad app development training …

Apple’s next release of the mobile platform operating system, iOS5, will include extensive integration with its iCloud online storage service.

The beta version of the iCloud Storage API gives developers the tools to enable data and documents to be pushed to and retrieved from the Cloud, from compatible devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch with the relevant updates installed). iCloud also supports OS X Lion and Microsoft Windows users.

We’re covering the best new features of iOS5 in our iPhone/iPad app development training course.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions.




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jQuery 1.6.3 released and available now

The jQuery team have made available the third revision of jQuery 1.6, which includes some security improvements, fixes and tweaks.

You can read their full write-up and changelog here, but highlights include:

Fixed potential XSS attack vector
requestAnimationFrame API put on ice while they deal with an issue with hidden tabs
Improved handling of HTML5 data attribute names

Naturally we’ll be incorporating the latest features into our jQuery training courses.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.

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The jQuery team have made available the third revision of jQuery 1.6, which includes some security improvements, fixes and tweaks.

You can read their full write-up and changelog here, but highlights include:

  • Fixed potential XSS attack vector
  • requestAnimationFrame API put on ice while they deal with an issue with hidden tabs
  • Improved handling of HTML5 data attribute names

Naturally we’ll be incorporating the latest features into our jQuery training courses.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.



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Web Services with Ruby on Rails Training Course

Our Web Services with Ruby on Rails training course will give you the skills to build and consume APIs and Web Services with RoR in order to extend the functionality of your web and mobile apps. We’ll show you the “Rails way” of doing it and how to consume third-party non-Rails APIs.