Every day, tens of thousands of API calls result in a virtual hug or kiss sent through Avocado, the multi-platform couples app. For messages and other media, it’s dozens of times more, resulting in millions of calls a day to the Avocado API… and growing. So far: No major service disruptions, no server explosions, and hardly any pulling of hair out from our heads.
This week we had 100 new APIs added to our API directory including a geographic mapping features service, online store and e-commerce product search service, mobile games discovery and marketing service, micro-Apps for Android and iOS and phone conversation management app. In addition we covered an API that helps users stay safe, how to simplify visual communication with Lucidchart, and the Avocado couples app. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This week we had 69 new APIs added to our API directory including a targeted online content distribution service, interview scheduling and conducting platform, mobile SMS messaging platform, social screenshot sharing and a photo sharing and social networking platform. In addition we covered ImageShack’s Yfrog Social taking on the big guns of the social networking space. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
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Imagine having a dedicated app designed specifically for you and your partner. Upload images, create to-do lists, cross items off the list, send private messages and more. Well, now it’s a reality; there’s a new-ish kid on the block and it calls itself the couple app. Avocado is one of the most recent in the line of couple apps, developed by ex-Google employees, Chris Wetherell and Jenna Bilotta. With the Avocado API developers will get a chance to see what they can create.
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