Today in APIs: 3scale StartupBus API Contest Winners, and 7 New APIs

Greg Bates, March 6th, 2014

3scale Service Management3scale StartupBus API contest winners announced. Zapier creates an App a day–for a month! Plus: Digital banking API deployment models, Payfirma unveils universal payment API, and 7 new APIs.


API Spotlight: Topsy, Fareclock, and Braintree APIs

Matthew Scott, August 17th, 2013

TopsyOf the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eight, which included the Topsy API. The Topsy API allows developers to integrate social metrics, social insight, and social content from past time periods or in real time. These metrics include the full spectrum of social media data. From simply counting the amount of hash tags for a certain topic to the influencers that started the topic in the first place, Topsy is extensive. It also indexes data in real time, which explains why they have indexed over 100 billion itmes. To learn more about the Topsy API visit the Topsy site as well as the Topsy API blog post.


New Braintree Marketplace Simplifies Payment Processing for Collaborative Consumption Platforms

Janet Wagner, August 15th, 2013

BraintreeBraintree, a web and mobile payments processing solutions provider, has just announced the launch of the Braintree Marketplace which enables customer payments to be split between a company marketplace and its sellers or providers. Developers can easily implement the brand new Marketplace payments solution using the Braintree API.


Standard Treasury Wants to Bring Banks into the 21st Century

Amy Castor, July 23rd, 2013

Standard Treasury wants to bring banks up to speed with the modern era. The Silicon Valley startup is developing a white label collection of APIs and webhooks that will allow commercial banks to give customers access to core banking services in their apps and backends.


56 Billing APIs: Stripe, Billomat and Recurly

Wendell Santos, December 12th, 2012

StripeOur API directory now includes 56 billing APIs. The newest is the Merchee API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Stripe API. We list 5 Stripe mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of billing APIs.


API Spotlight: FoodEssentials, Systran Link, and Bird Species With the Xeno-Canto API

Matthew Scott, November 2nd, 2012

GnipOf the many APIs we published this week, twenty were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twenty, which included the Gnip YouTube Comments API. The basic idea of the API is to aid social media managers with harnessing the value from users comments and applying those values in ways that will help the company.


Lemonstand: Flexible Ecommerce Tools For Your Website

Greg Bates, October 29th, 2012

LemonStandThe LemonStand API provides the ability to integrate its ecommerce tools into almost any website, and is aimed at the midsize merchant market. Built with Php, MySQL and Ajax, it is completely customizable using HTML and CSS. Updates are achieved through a single click. Lemonstand promises an upcoming App store for third party wares.


124 Payment APIs: PayPal, Amazon and Stripe

Wendell Santos, March 6th, 2012

PayPalOur API directory now includes 124 payment APIs. The newest is the LevelUp API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the PayPal API. We list 32 PayPal mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of payment APIs.


31 New APIs: Google Tasks, Website Screenshots and MapQuest Static Maps

Adam DuVander, May 15th, 2011

This week we had 31 new APIs added to our API directory including a music festival data lookup service, online collectibles marketplace, cloud based document conversion service, online payment processing service, text messaging service, content curation platform and electric vehicle charging point database. Additionally, we covered in more details location-aware gaming platform and Google’s to-do service’s API. Below is more details on each of these 31 new APIs.


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