Today in APIs: Phase2’s Humanitarian API, and 3 New APIs

Greg Bates, April 14th, 2014

Phase2 streamlines humanitarian API for Reliefweb. The game Civilization: Beyond Earth hardwires support for Mantle’s API. Plus: getting started with data publishing, Beatport’s API for music culture, and 3 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Intel Buys Mashery, Appy Pie Ex-beta, and 7 New APIs

Greg Bates, April 18th, 2013

MasheryIntel buys Mashery. Appy Pie App builder out of beta. Plus: Factual and Qualcom labs team up, Twilio and KDDI partnership evolves, and 7 new APIs.

Appy Pie Adds SoundCloud and Beatport APIs to App Builder Platform

Eric Carter, March 19th, 2013

SoundCloudBeatportAppy Pie, cloud based mobile apps builder, has announced the inclusion of two new music APIs for its Do-it-Yourself mobile application platform. Integration with the SoundCloud and Beatport APIs will allow users to access their music libraries remotely without consuming mobile device memory.

Today In APIs: Microsoft Whitelisted for Google CalDAV API and Seattle Hackathon on Autism

Romin Irani, March 15th, 2013

Microsoft to be whitelisted for Google CalDAV API which will be shutdown to developers post September. A series of Hackathons focused on Autism kicks off in Seattle.Plus: Check out how to safe guard your application that depends on public APIs.

123 Database APIs: GeoNames, Freebase and Yahoo Query Language

Wendell Santos, May 23rd, 2012

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 123 database APIs. The newest is the BigTable API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 81 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of database APIs.

160 Music APIs:, SoundCloud and Spotify

Wendell Santos, January 18th, 2012

Last.fmOur API directory now includes 160 music APIs. The newest is the Spotify Apps API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the API. We list 206 mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of music APIs.

23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bandcamp, Facebook, Tumblr

Wendell Santos, October 8th, 2011

This past week 26 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Australian Business Number Lookup, Bandcamp, Beatport, Checkvist, Dance-Tunes, Medianet Open MP3, Mendeley, New York Times Movie Reviews and PLoS Search. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (8 APIs, 8 mashups), Social (5 APIs, 12 mashups) and Other (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

35 New APIs: Medicare, NYC 311 and Mobile Contact Syncing

Adam DuVander, October 2nd, 2011

This week we had 35 new APIs added to our API directory including an electronic music downloads service, corporate social responsibility ratings database, trip planning service, health information content syndication service, project management software and a social marketing platform. Below is more details on each of the 35 new APIs.

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