Of the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirtenn, which include the StatusPage API. The StatusPage API provides developers with a solution to customer communication when their site or application is experiencing downtime. Specifically, it provides notification tools (email and SMS), downtime monitoring, insight into performance metrics, and customer customization. To learn more about the StatusPage API visit the StatusPage site as well as the StatusPage API blog post.
AppDirect, cloud service marketplace and management platform, has launched a series of APIs that opens the doors to its entire AppDirect platform. The result of the APIs allows any service provider that desires to open an app marketplace to rely on AppDirect for all of the back-end heavy lifting, so the marketplace developer can concentrate on a customized front-end and end user experience. From sign-on to billing, AppDirect’s entire platform can now drive third party marketplaces.
Venueseen announced it’s Campaigns API, a tool for bolstering visual marketing capabilities. Google has scheduled two Hackathons for Google Glass developers. Plus: Is the API landscape broken, CouchCachet wins best App, and 10 New APIs.
Foursquare has embraced the open maps movement. Russia’s biggest search engine integrates with the Topsy API. Plus: Disqus comments available in Gnip, Microsoft launches its own Webmaster Tools API and 21 new APIs.
This week we had 31 new APIs added to our API directory including a music festival data lookup service, online collectibles marketplace, cloud based document conversion service, online payment processing service, text messaging service, content curation platform and electric vehicle charging point database. Additionally, we covered in more details location-aware gaming platform and Google’s to-do service’s API. Below is more details on each of these 31 new APIs.