Skyscanner Flight API: Incorporate Travel Data into Your App

Last year, we wrote a blog post about the Google Flights API (QPX Express API). In that post, we highlighted what we love about the API, explained how to make an API call, and discussed some relevant project ideas. After hearing about the Google Flights API’s depreciation on April 10th, 2018, as travel lovers we …

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Build Amazing Chat Apps with These Chatbot APIs

By Janet Wagner Chatbots are popping up just about everywhere these days – on your smartphone, in your connected car, on many of the websites you visit. It’s hard not to get excited about chatbots when so many companies are using AI technologies and APIs to build such innovative and amazing chat apps. For example, …

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Add Authentication and Billing to Your API on AWS [Tutorial]

Deployment. Authentication. Pricing. Getting an API up and running is a huge project to take on, but using RapidAPI makes it that much easier. Today, we’ll talk about how to do the following with AWS and RapidAPI. Deployment: You need to get your API deployed on servers and publicly accessible by developers around the world. …

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Add Authentication and Billing for Your API on Heroku [Tutorial]

Say you build the next big API. You have your endpoints up and running and all the functionality is complete. But before developers can start using your API, there are three big tasks to look at: Deployment: You need to get your API deployed on servers and publicly accessible by developers around the world. Authentication: …

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Project Highlight: Contextual Billboards With APIs

Billboards, or out of home (OOH) advertising, generate more than $7.3 billion in ad revenue a year.  What if developers could use APIs to make them a lot more relevant? Today, we’re highlighting Karunanidhi Devanidhi and Ganeshbabu Thavasimuthu for their HackTX project around contextual billboards. To better visualize their project, imagine this scenario: You’re walking by a billboard in …

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