307 Mobile APIs: Foursquare, Instagram and iTunes

Wendell Santos, March 27th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 307 mobile APIs. The newest is the Mobilepax API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 81 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of mobile APIs.

An API to Turn Any Web Content into an Android app

Alex Stone, June 15th, 2011

AppsGeyserFor developers, the best tools to code in are the ones you know best. For web developers, that’s XHTML, Javascript, CSS, etc. Over the last few years, the focus has shifted from the web to mobile devices. While many web developers have picked up a Java or Objective-C book or two and to dive headfirst into the mobile mobile markets, others have been too busy to make the shift.

With tools like Appcelerator Titanium and PhoneGap, it’s been easier to use web development languages and techniques to develop mobile applications.¬†AppsGeyser joins the mix, with a bit of a twist: the AppsGeyser API.

“Muther of All Hackathons” Offers Great Prizes (And You Don’t Have to Bring Mom)

Garrett Wilkin, June 14th, 2011

Hackathons always produce new apps, but how about one that also encourages updating what you already have? That’s the case with The Muther of all hackathons, in which new and enhanced apps are both eligible for some great prizes. The Wireless Industry Partnership has scheduled more than 24 hours during which it hopes developers produce 100 new or enhanced apps. ¬†Lofty, yes, but we all know what a group of passionate developers can make with the right motivation. And you can go to Silicon Valley June 24 and 25 to make it happen. Read on and we may even cover your ticket to the event.

45 New APIs: Google, PubSubHubbub and Taxi Booking

Adam DuVander, May 22nd, 2011

This week we had 45 new APIs added to our API directory including a URL shortening tool, website speed scorer, personal task list service, electric vehicle charging point database, realtime mapping service, bug tracking software, code review tool and website owner verification service. We covered the PubSubHubbub service in more detail on the blog. Below is more details on each of these 45 new APIs.

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