51 Audio APIs: Soundcloud, SHOUTcast Radio and Evoca

Wendell Santos, May 14th, 2013

SoundCloudOur API directory now includes 51 audio APIs. The newest is the Umano API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SoundCloud API. We list 27 SoundCloud mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of audio 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.


CastingWords API: To Transcribe is… Human?

Greg Bates, November 1st, 2012

CastingWordsThe CastingWords API allows you to put their 100% human transcription service into your company’s workflow. The API’s technical webpage describes the API as “RESTish,” with responses returned in a variety of formats.  The site states that, “The goal is not to follow REST’s practices closely, but rather to make an easy API to get up to speed with using a dynamic language or curl.


83 New APIs: Mozilla Persona, Votizen and Social Crawlytics

Wendell Santos, October 28th, 2012

This week we had 83 new APIs added to our API directory including a candidate and issue advocacy service, website and application identity login service, social media metrics service, ecommerce shop creation service, social sign in and authentication service. In addition we covered TappingStone’s efforts to stand out from the crowd and how Datownia allows anyone to create an API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Google Places, Facebook in Firefox and 22 New APIs

Adam DuVander, October 22nd, 2012

Google PlacesDevelopers looking to enter a Google contest have more time. Mozilla connects Facebook with Firefox. Plus: SkyDrive in IFTTT, Twilio for education data and 22 new APIs.


The New Amazon S3 API

John Musser, March 14th, 2006

The big API news today is that the web as platform now has a new world-class storage system designed specifically for developers: Amazon S3, their Simple Storage Service. Amazon has basically taken the online storage infrastructure behind their core online services and provided a public, fee-based interface to it. There’s now a viable “storage cloud” [...]


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