Today in APIs: The Web Turns 25 Years Old, and 4 New APIs

Eric Carter, March 12th, 2014

W3C CSS ValidatorOn March 12, 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) founder, first proposed a system that would become the World Wide Web. Brivo Labs Announces SAM API. Plus, Crane announces VendMax API and 4 new APIs.


Today in APIs: ownCloud Launches Enterprise 6, and 5 New APIs

Greg Bates, March 11th, 2014

ownCloud launches enterprise 6, new APIs to keep IT in control of data. Google to launch an SDK for Android wearables in two weeks. Plus: changing the world one API at a time, context.io launches an API, and 5 new APIs.


Beats Music Seeks Market Share with API

Patricio Robles, March 11th, 2014

Launching a new streaming music service in 2014 is not for the faint of heart. Companies like Spotify and Pandora have significant market share, Apple entered the space in 2013 with the launch of iRadio, and electronics giant Samsung wants in on the action, too.


Today in APIs: Galaxy S5 Fingerprint API, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 27th, 2014

Galaxy S5 Fingerprint API open to developers. IBM’s Watson now available via API. Plus: RIP Mantle API, Facebook miss opportunity to control the world, and 9 new APIs.


PubNub Releases Connected Car Solution Kit

Michael Vizard, January 31st, 2014

Connected cars are one of the primary use cases for the Internet of Things (IoT) that capture the imagination of the general public and developers alike. At the Machine-2-Machine (M2M) Evolution Conference that was held this week at part of a larger ITEXPO event, PubNub announced that it is making available a Connected Car Solution Kit that developers can employ to access a range back-end cloud services that will enable to them to more easily build and deliver connected car applications.


GE Plans to Expose APIs for the Industrial Internet

Michael Vizard, January 31st, 2014

GE Software plans to publish APIs that allow developers to add value to the Predix platform that the industrial giant has created to manage the broad range of equipment it builds and services as part of a platform it calls the industrial Internet.


Oracle Plans to Reunify Java for IoT Age

Michael Vizard, January 30th, 2014

Starting this spring, Oracle plans to unify its Java API strategy around the introduction of updates to Java Platform, Standard Edition (JavaSE) and Java Platform, Micro Edition (JavaME).


A Note from ProgrammableWeb’s New Editor in Chief

David Berlind, August 7th, 2013

It’s strange how some things in life come full circle as though they were so meant to be, there couldn’t possibly be another way.

Back in 2005, when ProgrammableWeb founder John Musser caught wind of the tsunami of APIs that were about to make landfall on the Internet — APIs like the ones for Google Maps and Flickr that debuted that year — he not only recognized the tipping point that was upon us, he seized the day. He founded ProgrammableWeb as the first and only destination dedicated to the community of Web developers and the API providers in their service.


40 Reviews APIs: TripAdvisor, Shopzilla and US Yellow Pages

Wendell Santos, June 18th, 2013

ShopzillaOur API directory now includes 40 reviews APIs. The newest is the Open Game API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Shopzilla API. We list 27 Shopzilla mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reviews APIs.


Today in APIs: The Quantified Self API, Kaiser Permanente Open Health API and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 3rd, 2013

Foursquare co-founder launches API on self. Kaiser Permanente starts open health API. Plus: facial recognition on Google Glass banned – but developers persist, WSO2 enables federated access to APIs across multiple entities, and 9 new APIs.


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