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A Resource For Mashups !

With so many Mashups coming up daily and being largely motivated by the revenues attractive mashups make, I am sure that there are lots in the developer circuit who are waiting for a right API to build their Mashup on. To all such people out there, here is a wonderful URL, programmableweb, that has aggregated most popular APIs that are available online.

There are APIs defined by category, like Music, Office, Blogging, Payment, Photos, Travel, Utility and many more. Most APIs here are based on REST architecture( nearly 60%), followed by SOAP.

Want to know about the hard-hitting Mashups ? Programmableweb’s another feature is showcasing the popular Mashups, as you can see here. As of today, most Mashups are based on Mapping, Video, Travel and also microblogging.

For Flash enthusiasts, here are a set of APIs from Programmableweb.

So, get started and build your mashup today.

New Components and Libraries Released By Forum Nokia

A whole new set of essential set of UI components have been released by Forum Nokia for Flash Lite developers. The set includes Button component, the List, the Scrollbar, Pop-up component, Media data component and Contacts component. The components can be used to develop applications to devices supporting Flash Lite 2.0 (and above). The developing environment requirements are Flash CS3 or CS4. Get them here.



Along with this, to encourage and help developers to build their own customized components, Forum Nokia has also come up with a Guide to build the new components.

Best of the news comes as Forum Nokia released Flash Lite Library v1.4  that has the following improvements compared to its previous version.

The second feature listed is boon to developers. They can access the device info and yet publish their content in FL 2.0 players. The only catch being that the device has to be FL 3.1 compatible.

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