The services provided by 3rd party APIs can add serious power and capability to your website or custom software applications. It could be something as simple as calculating the driving distance between two addresses, or something more advanced such as pulling analytics data for your websites and displaying reports based on hundreds of parameters reported by the API.
I have successfully completed many API integrations with websites and custom software applications. Here are a few examples:
The list above is just a small sample of what is possible with available API services. If have questions about how API integrations might benefit your business feel free to contact me, or, if you have a specific application in mind you can request a free no-obligation quote.
Custom software can deliver more value from your IT resources because it can be targeted directly to your unique business requirements. Custom applications can be built to provide the features you, your employees, and your customers really need without those you don’t, making your business more efficient and more productive.
For the most part WordPress is a good option for your web site. With its extensive repository of themes and plugins WordPress provides site owners with many options for design and content. Also, the fact that WordPress is built on php and MySQL, two open technologies with large developer bases, site owners can leverage a high-level of customization. But, in spite of all the good things, WordPress site security can be a significant challenge.
Google’s Project Zero security team just announced two serious security vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities are particularly serious because they occur in the CPU chip’s architectures so it affects any software running on most Intel CPUs manufactured from 1995 to today. If you have a device or computer with an Intel processor that implements “out-of-order” execution, as most CPUs in use today do, it is vulnerable to attacks.