Google releases Google Drive API for third-party apps

google-drive Google today announced a new API for Google Drive that will allow developers to make use of the product’s real-time editing capabilities.

With the API, developers can build applications capable of using Drive’s text, spreadsheet and document editing platform, including the ability to track changes in real time.

“The real-time API automatically syncs with other collaborators and saves those changes. The API also keeps track of who is connected to the application and provides information to employees when they enter, leave or make changes ”, published Brian Cairns, Software Engineer.