The selling of digital goods online is a fast growing industry and FetchApp is designed to make it as streamlined a process as possible. It’s basically a digital delivery application that covers everything from digital storage and inventory security to download restrictions and file transfer. FetchApp is already compatible with PayPal, Google Checkout, Goodsie, BigCommerce, FoxyCart, and Shopify, but also provides the FetchApp API for developers who would like to integrate the data with any other system.
This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, Ambassador, BigCommerce, ChannelAdvisor, Endicia Label Server, Goodsie, Google Checkout, Google Storage, Highwire, MediaFire, Payvment, Sears, ShipStation, Volusion Shopping Cart and World Weather Online. The most often used APIs this week are DBpedia, eBay and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (12 APIs, 12 mashups), Shipping (5 APIs, 5 mashups) and Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Our API directory now includes 338 shopping APIs. The newest is the Cupónica. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Amazon eCommerce. We list 413 Amazon eCommerce mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of shopping APIs.
This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, BigCommerce, BuzzData, Embedly, Pinnacle Cart and Shopify. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Netflix and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 5 mashups) and Database (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Today there were two major announcements from Twilio (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor) as its Twilio API continues to expand into Europe. Twitter also announced an upcoming change that will free the retweet count for a tweet into the API results. That and seven new APIs round out today in APIs.
As we noted the other day, we’ve seen an increase in the rate of new APIs added to our API directory. Some of the latest entries include a new job search API, an API for accessing book metadata in RDF, a movie clip API (our recent coverage), and an API for researchers in archaeology, museum collections, and other field sciences. More details on each of these below:
This week we had 23 new APIs added to our API directory. These include an ecommerce platform API for building online stores, an API for a local business directory search, a social conversation aggregation API, an online image and graphics editing service, and an online document collaboration, storage and publishing API.