When was the last time you dropped off a roll of film to be developed at the local drug store or supermarket? Walgreens software developers were sure there was a way to get people to come back in to pick up pictures again. But the competition was removing its photo development in the face of the growing popularity of digital photography.
In San Francisco as part of the I Love APIs Apigee event, Kevin Toms from Philips Hue Developer Program is at the forefront of how an established business is reorienting toward an API-focused digital future. He spoke with ProgrammableWeb about how developers are working with Hue and where the move will take the lightbulb manufacturer.
Apigee’s annual I Love APIs Conference commenced today in San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center. CEO Chet “Awesome” Kapoor led opening proceedings, clearly outlining the key themes that will be woven throughout the two days of industry presentations.
Pearson, the global education firm, is using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to consolidate its sprawling IT systems across global departments.