Interview Part 2: Nathan Kontny’s Draft Rewrites Wordprocessing

Greg Bates, July 2nd, 2013

Nathan Kontny is out to revise how you write, especially when you work with others. His online word processing program, Draft boasts features you can’t find in any other wordprocessor–like a professional editing service, for example.

Checkbox API Enables Survey Functionality in Existing Apps

Eric Carter, February 22nd, 2013

CheckboxCheckbox, survey and data collection tool provider, allows developers to integrate survey functionality into third party apps via the Checkbox API. The API enables functionality beyond mere answer collection. For example, developers can integrate a Checkbox survey with a CRM application and automatically create a new entry directly from the survey. The application possibilities are seeming endless.

Today in APIs: DealAngel’s Hotel API, Coca-Cola’s Olympian APIs, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 18th, 2013

DealAngel’s hotel pricing API. Coke’s internal APIs help win the Olympics of beverage. Plus: Returns management system hacking, Javascript library for GoogleAnalytics API, and 9 new APIs.

57 New APIs: Checkbox, Drillster, and Glow

Kevin Sundstrom, February 17th, 2013

This week we had 57 new APIs added to our API directory including an international discount hotel room search service, an online billing system, an esport event tools, a mobile advertising service, a hosted survey and questionnaire service, a spam-resistant short-term contact service and a french banking application service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Auto-Tweeting Your Way to Spamsville

Alex Stone, August 18th, 2010

TwitterAs more and more people are using Twitter as a means of sharing and communicating, it seems that almost every web and mobile application on the planet as a “Share this on Twitter” feature. Most of the time, this feature is welcome. Posting Foursquare mayorships, new blog posts, entertaining YouTube video, etc. But sometimes, it’s a problem. Namely, when a web application doesn’t include the option to not post to Twitter or makes the button hard to find or easy to miss.

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