59 New APIs: Citrix, Dropmark and Contentful

Wendell Santos, July 7th, 2013

This week we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including a content management system for applications, file sharing and organizing service, text processing and translation service, product customization service, and multi-channel commerce platform. In addition we covered an issue tracking API and an API for managing email newsletters. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: UK Police Release Crime API, Everplaces Recommendations API and 22 New APIs

Greg Bates, July 4th, 2013

UK Police Open Crime Database with API. Everplaces launches social recommendations API. Plus: UK gov opens anonymous crime data API, Machine readable rights statements, and 22 new APIs.


Best New Mashups: Week in Review Featuring Bing Maps, Deezer and Cicero

Wendell Santos, May 10th, 2013

Bing MapsWith the weekend coming up let’s take a look back at the mashups that were added to the ProgrammableWeb mashup directory over the last couple of weeks. We’ll cover mashups that include a tool for local discovery, a jukebox for your phone, a political social network and an app showing real time statuses of DC metro lines. Read below for more details on each.


82 Address APIs: Bing Maps Geocode, CloudMade Geocoding and Geocoder

Wendell Santos, May 7th, 2013

geocoderOur API directory now includes 82 address APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the geocoder API. We list 41 geocoder mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of address APIs.


17 APIs Used in 7 Days: Weather Underground, Bing Maps and Facebook Graph

Wendell Santos, May 4th, 2013

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include exfm, GeoNB, Mogreet and VK. The most often used APIs this week are SoundCloud, VK and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Reference (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


9 APIs Used in 7 Days: Salesforce, Google Calendar and WebKnox

Wendell Santos, December 29th, 2012

This past week 5 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 9 different APIs were used to build them. and ome of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Recognize.im. The most often used APIs this week are Cicero, ESRI ArcGIS JavaScript and Recognize.im. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Other (1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Photos (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


8 APIs Used in 7 Days: Foursquare, Instagram and FlightStats

Wendell Santos, December 8th, 2012

This past week 5 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 8 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cicero, FlightStats, FlightView, Sports Data and Sports Power. The most often used APIs this week are Cicero, FlightStats and FlightView. And [...]


316 Government APIs: Sunlight Labs Congress, NOAA National Weather Service and US Postal Service

Wendell Santos, September 25th, 2012

Sunlight Labs CongressOur API directory now includes 316 government APIs. The newest is the Google Civic Information API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of government APIs.


56 Geocoding APIs: Geocoder, Google and MapLarge

Wendell Santos, July 25th, 2012

geocoderOur API directory now includes 56 geocoding APIs. The newest is the SignalFire Postcode API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the geocoder API. We list 39 geocoder mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of geocoding APIs.


The Next Wave? Enterprises Moving SOAP to REST

Adam DuVander, March 22nd, 2012

CiceroFor some time we’ve noted that SOAP is losing to REST and REST-like approaches. In fact, in most sectors, it’s already lost. 68% of the APIs in our directory are REST, while 19% are SOAP. But one area where SOAP has remained popular is the enterprise. Anecdotally, this may be changing, based on recent announcements, such as from the Cicero API.


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