Today in APIs: Tropo, Huawei & China Telecom Partner on API, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 24th, 2014

TropoTropo and Huawei partner to deploy Tropo API on China Telecom. CoverMyMeds releases API for supporting electronic prior authorization. Plus: there’s an API for building a low-volume hardware product, Google wants developers to go to school for Drive, and 9 new APIs.

ContexTube, the Music Discovery Mashup We Asked For

Allen Tipper, June 24th, 2011

SeevlIn our writeup on Seevl, we mentioned that using the Seevl API to add context to Youtube videos would be ideal. Well, apparently, it was thinking along exactly those same lines. I talked briefly with Alexandre Passant, who is one of the main people at Seevl, and we talked about the company’s new mashup, and its future plans for the API.

Campaign Monitor Rewrites API, Dumps SOAP

Justin Houk, December 13th, 2010

Campaign MonitorCampaign Monitor, the email marketing software aimed at designers, recently announced a massive API update that is sure to please developers. The changes are less of an update and more of a complete redesign from the ground up. The folks down in Sydney have gone RESTful, the new version no longer supporting SOAP. The API also added realtime tracking and integrated powerful segmentation tools.

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Apps to APIs

Alex Stone, October 28th, 2010

As applications become more useful to our everyday lives, they grow to become even more and more complex. Web applications often do tons of things, combining information in all kinds of interesting and useful ways. The increasing functionality of today’s web puts a strain on developers trying to make everything run faster, smarter, and do more without melting servers in the process.

E-commerce APIs: Store Site in a Box

Adam DuVander, April 29th, 2010

Want to sell something on your website? It’s easier than ever these days. Thanks to a growing number of APIs that are nothing short of “money,” you can start collecting some green yourself (ProgrammableWeb now lists over 100 e-commerce related APIs). This post will cover some of these APIs, as part of our Site in a Box series.

New Y Combinator Class Is Full of APIs

Adam DuVander, March 25th, 2010

It’s demo time for the two dozen startups from incubator Y Combinator. Though there are many that have yet to launch publicly, the focus of the program is to get quickly from idea to product. It’s notable how many have used APIs, either to boost their features or as a forward-thinking move to invite developer collaboration.

Marketing APIs: Promotional Site in a Box

Adam DuVander, March 22nd, 2010

Google AdWordsEvery site needs promotion, right? That means your new site could use a quick boost from what others have already created. This post will cover some marketing APIs, as part of our Site in a Box series.

Infrastructure APIs: New Site in a Box

Adam DuVander, March 19th, 2010

Amazon EC2Got an idea for a new website? It’s easier than ever to build a first-class application by offloading some of the harder stuff to other services. Read on and discover that your new site is already halfway built.

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