Genetically Modified API Established By Decree

Garrett Wilkin, September 27th, 2012

Biosafety Clearing-HouseHow would you like to work with an API supported by international law?  The Biosafety Clearing-House is an international organization which facilitates the exchange of information on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  It was created as the result of a treaty called the Categena Protocol on Biosafety.  Mechanisms for discussion and approval of the transport of GMOs across international borders are laid down in that treaty.  Part of the way in which the clearing house fulfills its mission is through its Biosafety Clearing-House API.

316 Government APIs: Sunlight Labs Congress, NOAA National Weather Service and US Postal Service

Wendell Santos, September 25th, 2012

Sunlight Labs CongressOur API directory now includes 316 government APIs. The newest is the Google Civic Information API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of government APIs.

88 New APIs:, MasterCard and Locu

Wendell Santos, September 16th, 2012
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This week we had 88 new APIs added to our API directory including a social network and social feed service, voice and text broadcasting solutions, credit card account validation service, menu management and venue location service and social media analytics. Additionally we covered Beeminder’s API keeping goal setters on track, and how the HeiaHeia API brings workout tracking into the corporate world. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today In APIs: Twitter API drops RSS Support, Facebook API Updates, Amazon Glacier and 21 New APIs

Romin Irani, September 7th, 2012

FacebookNew Twitter API changes, Facebook’s Desktop Web Games policy changes, Amazon Glacier Interview. Plus Twilio announces Queue Developer Contest, AlchemyAPI Releases German Sentiment Analysis, Beeminder Adds API for its goal tracking app,  and 21 New APIs.

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