Today in APIs: New Google Analytics Metadata API, YAY Launches Image API, and 10 New APIs

Eric Carter, August 23rd, 2013

Google AnalyticsGoogle has launched the Google Analytics Metadata API to simplify data discovery. YAY launches a stock image API. Plus: the business side of the API economy, want To reach me? call my API, and 10 new APIs.

Google Launches Analytics Metadata API

The Analytics Metadata API simplifies data discovery. The API includes all queryable metrics and dimensions included in the Core Reporting API. Additionally, Google has added attributes for each metric and dimension (e.g. web name, app name, full text description, grouping, etc.).

YAY’s Image API Available to Power Print on Demand Companies

YAY’s stock image API offers access to millions of quality images. The API allows print on demand companies to white label and integrate YAY’s image database with an existing website. The API offers flexible pricing with over 4 million royalty free images. Several partners have already integrated the API and YAY continues to expand capabilities as it receives feedback.

APIs You Shouldn’t Miss

10 New APIs

Today we had 10 new APIs added to our API directory including a medical technology services, a mass emailing service, an online calculator, a mobile wallet application, a carbon footprint calculator, an online wholesale marketplace and a mobile medical information service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

ADP AdvancedMDADP AdvancedMD API: ADP AdvancedMD provides a broad spectrum of medical support services. The site offers medical billing services, practice management, electronic health records, scheduling, eprescribing, and other services. The ADP AdvancedMD API allows users to integrate third-party applications and software with the services offered by ADP AdvancedMD. The API utilizes XML and an account is required with service.

Atomic Mass Email ServiceAtomic Mass Email Service API: Atomic Mass Email Service is a email marketing and mass emailing service. Atomic Mass Email Service provides features for mass emailing and email campaigns such as newsletter creation and subscriber management.

The Atomic Mass Email Service API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Atomic Mass Email Service with other applications. Some example API methods include managing contacts, managing address books, and managing and sending campaigns.

CalcatrazCalcatraz API: Calcatraz is a software development firm whose products include an online calculator and a touch typing app. Calcatraz makes its calculator programmatically accessible through a simple, free API. Developers simply pass a HTTP call that includes a URL encoded form of their calculation.

CloudZyncCloudZync API: CloudZync is a mobile wallet provider. CloudZync offers a mobile wallet application that allows users to pay with their mobile and redeem vouchers and coupons at merchants. Merchants can accept CloudZync at their locations and for their services.

The CloudZync API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of CloudZync with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here for API access: cloudzync.com/partner/.

CoolClimate CalculatorCoolClimate Calculator API: The CoolClimate Network, a division of UC Berkeley’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, researches greenhouse gas emission and reduction, develops carbon management tools, and advocates voluntary carbon reduction for businesses and individuals.
The CoolClimate Calculator is a tool allowing U.S. households to calculate their carbon footprints, compare results, and receive personalized advice on reducing their carbon impact. The calculator is exposed through an API allowing 3rd party applications to compute carbon footprints given user-specified parameters.

LookboardLookboard API: Lookboard is a platform for buying and selling wholesale online. Lookboard provides features for merchants to buy and sell wholesale items online for eCommerce and web shops.

The Lookboard API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Lookboard with other applications. API documentation is available with login; interested developers should sign up at developer.lookboard.com.

RipRoadRipRoad API: RipRoad is a mobile medical service connection company that converts complicated medial and mobile technology into an accessible interface. RipRoad provides companies and users with greater access to health related services. They offer programs that cover influenza, prenatal care, asthma alerts, a Q&A health program for teenagers, an appointment reminder program, a messaging program, and several others. The RipRoad API allows users to integrate third-party services with existing RipRoad programs to enhance functionality. An account is required with service.

SeafileSeafile API: Seafile is a file syncing and sharing service for teams. Files are organized into libraries which can be individually shared or synced to devices. Users can edit and comment on shared files, and they can choose to receive notifications when a file is altered. Seafile is compatible with mobile devices, which can access files, notifications, and messages on the go. Developers can access Seafile’s functions remotely via REST calls.

Tambur.ioTambur.io API: Tambur.io provides backend messaging solutions for mobile and web applications. Developers can build applications and use features such as messaging from Tambur.io in their applications.

The Tambur.io API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Tabur.io with other applications and create applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: https://www.tambur.io/.

ThoughtStreamsThoughtStreams API: ThoughtStreams is a microblogging service designed to let users write out and work on unpolished ideas. Each new thought starts its own stream so that users can explore, refine, and elaborate on ideas individually. Thought streams can be shared or collaborated on with other users. ThoughtStreams is still in the early stages of development, but it is completely usable. Developers are still working on improving organization, allowing streams to branch, etc.

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