In 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Every 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.
Got 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.