Blogs

api

Stuart Langridge

6/9/2021 5:00 PM

API calls with the 51Degrees Pipeline (Part 1)

How to use a pipeline library to make your life easier

Pulling data from multiple APIs may look simple initially, but there are often hidden adjustments that appear once the code reaches the real world. How can you fix this? By using a pipeline library.

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51Degrees

6/2/2021 12:00 PM

How to create a reverse geocoding API

Turn coordinate data into real-world information

Where can I find a free, open source reverse geocoding API? How do I turn coordinate data into real directions? Which three birds are local to my area? All of these questions are answered in this blog.

birdies

Stuart Langridge & Bruce Lawson

5/10/2021 1:00 PM

Which Three Birdies

Finding the three local birds and a local picture for every point on the globe

Using 51Degrees' reverse geocoding APIs, Xeno-Canto's database of bird calls, and Wikidata's collection of imagery and structured data, we display an example of how to produce a "birdday card", finding the three local birds and a local picture for every point on the globe.

iphones

51Degrees

5/6/2021 5:00 PM

Apple’s App Tracking Transparency – selfless or selfish?

The release of ATT in iOS 14.5 has caused a stir in the industry

Apple adding new privacy features for its users is a good thing, right? Well, not everyone is happy about it. We discuss the new App Tracking Transparency feature within this blog.

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51Degrees

4/27/2021 5:00 PM

51Degrees Service Update May 2021

Device detection data file update for May 2021

Another UK bank holiday? Don't mind if we do! Here is your device detection data file update for the month of May 2021.

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51Degrees

4/1/2021 11:00 AM

51Degrees Service Update April 2021

Device detection data file update for 5th April 2021

April is here – and so is the arrival of Easter. As such, 51Degrees will not be releasing data files.

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Stuart Langridge

3/31/2021 11:00 AM

Building Blocks - What you should look for from open source code

Open source code makes up most of your software supply chain. But how do you choose one open source product over the other?

This blog discusses the critical reasons why open source software is built, and what considerations you should make to ensure your company reaps the benefits.

stable

51Degrees

3/31/2021 11:00 AM

How 51Degrees invented SWAN

Secure Web Addressablility Network and why it’s different

In parallel with supporting Marketers for an Open Web, we have invented SWAN (Secure Web Addressability Network). Read this blog to find out more and get involved.

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51Degrees

3/15/2021 5:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints – Chrome 89 Update

51Degrees user update on UACH

This blog post provides some background concerning the change and explains to 51Degrees users both the lobbying efforts we support to reverse UACH and the modifications we will be making in Q2 2021

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51Degrees

3/5/2021 1:00 PM

Marketers & Google Privacy Sandbox Interactive Event

18 March 2021 at 14:00 GMT. Join our CEO and Co-Founder James Rosewell for the Marketers & Google Privacy Sandbox interactive event.

This event, hosted by Mediaspace, is a great opportunity for you to discuss everything you ever wanted to know about Google’s Privacy Sandbox and what the death of third-party cookies might mean for you.