Today in APIs: Brightcove Releases App Cloud Mobile App Platform, DataSift Partners with Bitly and 17 New APIs

Wendell Santos, November 15th, 2012
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DataSiftBrightcove releases an update to their App Cloud mobile platform enabling developers to build mobile apps more quickly and cheaply. DataSift partners with Bitly to give users further insight into what content actually engages readers. Plus: Maluuba’s answer to Siri, IQ Engine’s new image recognition API and 17 new APIs.

270 Video APIs: YouTube, Flickr and Skype

Wendell Santos, September 26th, 2012

YouTubeOur API directory now includes 270 video APIs. The newest is the WorldStream TV API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the YouTube API. We list 645 YouTube mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of video APIs.

Today In APIs: Twitter Shutdown, OAuth Showdown and 10 New APIs

Romin Irani, July 27th, 2012

TwitterIn the latest move in the API wars, Twitter disables Find Friends API off Instagram. Elsewhere, developers ask, Will OAuth 2 be the specification it was meant to be? Plus: eCommerce Hack Day comes to New York, Apply for a Knight-Mozilla Fellow and 10 New APIs.

40 New APIs: BlinkCampaign, BlueMelon, and Mobile Marketing

Wendell Santos, July 10th, 2011
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This week we had 40 new APIs added to our API directory including bass guitar web portal, payment processing service, social media and email marketing platform, photo sharing and storage service, crowdsourced moderation services, mobile marketing service and advertising campaign management. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.

Appcelerator Premium Modules Offer Mobile Mashups-in-a-box

Daniel Luxemburg, March 16th, 2011

AppceleratorAppcelerator, a company focused on cross-platform development tools, has started extending itself into the world of APIs by offering mobile developers drop-in tools for integrating their applications with popular web services. Appcelerator recently announced a new offering called Titanium+Plus, a set of premium modules that developers can purchase to incorporate into applications built using Titanium Mobile, Appcelerator’s open source mobile development platform. Rather than mainly providing new or deeper access to the core functions of devices, the new Titanium+Plus modules are focused outward—or maybe upward—towards the cloud. In fact, the announcement came with a new tagline: “The cloud starts here™”.

100 Video APIs

Adam DuVander, July 7th, 2010

YouTubeSure, YouTube gets all the press. And YouTube gets most of the mashups. But when it comes to video APIs, there’s a lot more than just YouTube. In fact, there are 100 video APIs, from live content Ustream to micro-vlogging 12 seconds.

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