The Safari Performance Blind Spot

Guest Author, August 20th, 2013

CatchpointUser experience on the web has now become a differentiator – websites that are fast, sleek and easy-to-navigate get more traffic, more conversions and a better brand reputation. As competition is always just one-click away on the web, companies are now focused on providing the best experience possible to avoid losing visitors – and, ultimately, sales. However, websites have become complex ecosystems, rich with media, third-party services and built off of internal and external platforms. Figuring out the user experience is not an easy task as overall performance varies based on location, network, browser and operating system (OS), as well as the performance of the individual components on the page itself.


Today in APIs: Lob’s Printing API, Caringo CloudScaler 2.0, Facebook Page Location API, and 16 NEW APIs

Eric Carter, July 26th, 2013

LobThe Lob API might be the simplest way to integrate printing into applications. Caringo’s CloudScaler 2.0 features Amazon S3 API support. Facebook adds Page Locations API. Plus: SendGrid joins Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, SiteScout rolls out API, Nest potentially opening an API, and 16 new APIs.


443 Enterprise APIs: LinkedIn, Salesforce and FedEx

Wendell Santos, September 19th, 2012

LinkedInOur API directory now includes 443 enterprise APIs. The newest is the Swift-Kanban API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the LinkedIn API. We list 48 LinkedIn mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of enterprise APIs.


48 Monitoring APIs: WatchMouse, Amazon and Google

Wendell Santos, May 8th, 2012

WatchMouse Our API directory now includes 39 monitoring APIs. The newest is the UptimeFu API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the WatchMouse API. We list 7 WatchMouse mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of monitoring APIs.


41 New APIs: Rotten Tomatoes, Email Marketing, Expedia and Image Editing

Adam DuVander, May 1st, 2011

This week we had 41 new APIs added to our API directory including a digital watermarking service, link bookmarking service, blogging service, movie information and reviews database, spelling correction service, helpdesk service and rss feed reader.

We covered some of these in more detail in these posts:

Below is more detail on each of these 41 new APIs.


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