43 Metadata APIs: Fluidinfo, Ontos and Associated Press Metadata

Matthew Scott, December 10th, 2013

CalaisOur API directory now includes 43 metadata APIs. The newest is the OpenStreetMap Taginfo API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Calais API. We list 17 Calais mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of metadata APIs.

51 Audio APIs: Soundcloud, SHOUTcast Radio and Evoca

Wendell Santos, May 14th, 2013

SoundCloudOur API directory now includes 51 audio APIs. The newest is the Umano API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SoundCloud API. We list 27 SoundCloud mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of audio APIs.

API Spotlight: A WheelChair accessibility API, A Mobile Wallet API and A Restaurant services API

Matthew Scott, October 12th, 2012

SDSS Cone SearchOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll launch those ten into the spotlight, which included the Sloan Digital Sky Survey API. The SDSS has captured images covering more than a quarter of the sky, containing more than 930,000 galaxies and 120,000 quasars. The API allows developers to do a cone search, retrieving whatever is available for a given position in the sky and a given radius about that position.

Auphonic Delivers Industry First Audio Processing API

Eric Carter, October 11th, 2012

AuphonicAuphonic was founded and developed by deeply talented sound engineers and technologists firmly rooted in all things audio. In its brief existence, Auphonic has developed a partner community dedicated to growing the sound technology world through education and research (i.e. PodloveScience Park GrazIEM, and Graz University of Technology).

Today In APIs: API Mashup Contest returns, Skype API vulnerability, TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon and 8 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 9th, 2012

SkypeThe API Mashup Contest is now in its 4th edition. Hackers exploit the Skype API to infect Windows PCs. Plus: TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon, Art.sy is mapping the world of art on the web, and 8 New APIs.

99 New APIs: Amazon, StayClassy, Singly and Cheddar

Wendell Santos, August 5th, 2012

This week we had 99 new APIs added to our API directory including a domain name resolution service, personal data platform, not-for-profit fundraising support service, text-based task management platform and a blog search service. We also covered Urbanesia opening up their location data with their API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: In Search of the Full Write Google Plus API, Buffer Opens Its API and 14 New APIs

Wendell Santos, August 2nd, 2012

Google PlusGoogle’s VP of engineering explains why Google Plus still doesn’t offer a full write API. Social media manager Buffer opens up its API to developers. Plus: Developer mashes up a “what’s hot in baseball” Chrome plugin in 48 hours and blogs about it and 14 new APIs.

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