96 New APIs: Craigslist, Pearson and FullContact

Wendell Santos, September 23rd, 2012

This week we had 96 new APIs added to our API directory including a Craigslist posting interface, business card manager, photo and image collection, personalized learning service and email database scrubbing service. We also covered an API for Your DNA and whether the Tin Can API will force some to rethink current LMS. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

API Spotlight: Vegan Drinks, A New Way to Learn About DNA, and an API to Monetize Email.

Matthew Scott, September 21st, 2012

Of the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eight, which included the up and coming Intuit API. In a nutshell, Intuit will be opening an API to its financial data service in the US and Canada.

An API for Your DNA: Genetic Discovery Made Easy

Candice McMillan, September 18th, 2012

23andMe23andMe is a DNA analysis service that allows individuals to learn more about their DNA. Users can use the service to trace their ancestry, learn more about their present health and participate in research to benefit future generations. The company also offers this neatly categorized and searchable data to researchers and scientists.

Today in APIs: Twitter Images, OAuth 2.0 in Gmail and 19 New APIs

Adam DuVander, September 17th, 2012

TwitterTwitter continues to disappoint developers, now with the photo options on its mobile applications. Google now supports OAuth 2.0 in Gmail API. Plus: No Facebook F8 conference this year, Amazon switches from Google to Nokia and 19 new APIs.

Today In APIs: Foursquare Hackathon, CardShark API, Personal Genome API and 14 New APIs

Romin Irani, September 14th, 2012

foursquareShowcase your Location app in the second edition of Foursquare Global Hackathon. CardShark, an API for Business Card transcription. Plus: RunKeeper at Quantified Self, Build an App on the human genome via the 23andMe API and 14 new APIs.

Genetic Sharing Platform openSNP Wins Medeley Binary Battle

Kin Lane, December 6th, 2011

MendeleyThe Mendeley Binary Battle is over and the winners have been announced. To recap, the Binary Battle is an innovation challenge similar to the X-Prize, for using the Mendeley API. The platform gives anyone access to a layer of social and demographic information about research, enabling scientific research to be used alongside any application like FourSquare uses location on Twitter.

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