Plot.ly’s Plot to Visualize More Data

Ajay Ohri, January 22nd, 2014

ProgrammableWeb recently caught up with Matt Sundquist, founder and COO of  Plot.ly, a graphing and analytics startup. The Plotly API enables users to analyze and visualize data in one place, and forms an important step in building the infrastructure for data science to be further democratized. Sundquist spoke about the Plot.ly API, comparing it with existing visual solutions, and how visual data science solutions can evolve.


453 Search APIs: eBay, Google Ajax Search and Foursquare

Wendell Santos, November 27th, 2012

eBayOur API directory now includes 453 search APIs. The newest is the Automatton Instant Answers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the eBay API. We list 220 eBay mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of search APIs.


81 New APIs: Google, Revel and Instafilter.io

Wendell Santos, October 21st, 2012
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This week we had 81 new APIs added to our API directory including a Google Apps reseller account management service, iPad point-of-sale service, photo manipulation service, customer feedback service and a customer loyalty program service. We also covered three APIs for beating CAPTCHAs and reviewed the DynaMed clinical reference API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Datameer: From Data to Masterpiece

Greg Bates, October 18th, 2012

DatameerThe Datameer REST API allows applications to access Datameer without using the web interface, and can be used with a monitoring tool or by scripts. JSON is the format for responses.


270 Video APIs: YouTube, Flickr and Skype

Wendell Santos, September 26th, 2012

YouTubeOur API directory now includes 270 video APIs. The newest is the WorldStream TV API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the YouTube API. We list 645 YouTube mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of video APIs.


Veritable API: Valuable inferences from big, messy data

Robb Miller, July 30th, 2012

Prior KnowledgeSan Francisco startup Prior Knowledge recently released in public beta their predictive analytics API called Veritable.  They want to enable every developer with big data prediction tools, without becoming a quant genius first. Just upload a dataset, execute analysis, make predictions and watch the sparks fly.


52 Language APIs: Google, Calais and Bing

Wendell Santos, July 17th, 2012

Google TranslateOur API directory now includes 52 language APIs. The newest is the Transfluent API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 40 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of real estate APIs.


44 Environment APIs: Nike Materials Sustainability, AMEE and WiserEarth

Kevin Sundstrom, July 10th, 2012

AMEEOur API directory now includes 44 environment APIs. The newest is the CUAHSI WaterOneFlow API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the AMEE API. We list 4 AMEE mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of environment APIs.


72 New APIs: Full-text Search, Surveys and Restaurant Reservations

Adam DuVander, June 17th, 2012

This week we had 72 new APIs added to our API directory including an app gamification tool, flight booking service, targeted call back service, contact list management service, global church locator service, credit card payment service and a cycling social network. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.


111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.


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