152 Tracking APIs: Debuggify, ProFit and Snoobi

Matthew Scott, December 19th, 2013

Airbrake Our API directory now includes 152 tracking APIs. The newest is the YouTracker Icon Creator API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Airbrake API. We list 2 Airbrake mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of tracking APIs.

PW Interview: Karthik Ram, rOpenSci, Wrapping all science APIs

Ajay Ohri, March 20th, 2013

Here is an interview with Karthik Ram, who has co-created the rOpenSci project, which helps make REST APIs consumable by the R language. Developers can take note of this – R is one of the widely used statistical languages in the world, and has many GUIs for making advanced data mining easily available.

API Spotlight: Argus Fundalytics, Zinc, and The Cloud Simplified With Treasure Data,

Matthew Scott, January 4th, 2013

Treasure DataOf the many APIs we published this week, seven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll launch those seven into the spotlight, which included the Treasure Data API. Treasure Data is an open source and fast approach to set up data on the cloud without an IT professional. The Treasure Data API sets up the cloud data warehouse through Hadoop-based cloud warehousing using Apache Hive. The API supports uploads from Java, Ruby, Python and others while also supporting SSL encryption. To learn more about the Treasure Data API visit the Treasure Data site as well as the Treasure Data API blog post.

The Altmetric API: Measuring the Impact of Research is All About the Donuts

Greg Bates, January 3rd, 2013

AltmetricWhat if you published ground-breaking research. Would anybody notice? How would you know they noticed? Such questions aren’t just for the narcissistic mad scientists among us. What if you funded the research? You’d want to know the impact. Altmetric tracks “article level mentions”. These metrics are defined by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) as measuring usage, citations, social bookmarking and activity, media coverage (including blogs), ratings and discussion activity. The Altmetric API provides access to its metrics that are derived from its database of over 300,000 articles and over 8,000 journals.

54 New APIs: AT&T, Google Apps and Clickatell

Wendell Santos, December 2nd, 2012

This week we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a voice and SMS communications for apps, email and file migration service, in app SMS messaging service, html5 video player, twitter influence measurement service. Additionally we covered the CheckInOn.Me API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Deezer Hopes APIs Will Help Promote Discovery, Amazon Maps API Now Available and 20 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, November 28th, 2012

DeezerDeezer announced a new set of APIs and the accompanying “app Studio”. Amazon takes its Maps API from public beta to full release. Plus: LinkedIn launches Ads API, enabling custom tools for large-scale campaigns, VStorage API support focus of Symantec-Veeam battle and 20 new APIs.

108 New APIs: Magisto, CloudWork and Inome

Wendell Santos, November 25th, 2012
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This week we had 108 new APIs added to our API directory including a video editing service, information genome platform, integration as a service platform, secure website login service and building and energy monitoring service. In addition we covered an extremely simple blogging service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Facebook Enables Groups for Games, Kekanto’s There’s a Map for That and 20 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 16th, 2012

FacebookFacebook allows groups to be formed in a new and interesting way. Kekanto reveals Brazilian local search with Google Maps. Plus: Winners of Google Analytics Hackathon, get paid via the Active.com Campgrounds API, and 20 new APIs.

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