225 Utility APIs: Google Translate, Bit.ly and uClassify

Wendell Santos, January 9th, 2013

Google TranslateOur API directory now includes 225 utility APIs. The newest is the Longdo Dict API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 41 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of utility APIs.


50 Backend APIs: CloudMine, Mydigitalstructure and QuickBlox

Wendell Santos, October 17th, 2012

CloudMineOur API directory now includes 50 backend APIs. The newest is the CloudBees API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the CloudMine API. We list two CloudMine mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of backend APIs.


307 Mobile APIs: Foursquare, Instagram and iTunes

Wendell Santos, March 27th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 307 mobile APIs. The newest is the Mobilepax API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 81 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of mobile APIs.


Infographic: Mobile Backend-as-a-Service Ecosystem

Adam DuVander, February 9th, 2012

CocoafishThere are now a number of backend-as-a-service companies focused on mobile developers. We list 6 backend APIs that help with common mobile tasks, including the Cocoafish API, which was today acquired by Appcelerator. But it’s a much bigger ecosystem, as shown in the infographic below.


Today in APIs: Facebook Credits, LinkedIn Acquisition and 7 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 9th, 2012

FacebookMany game developers aren’t seeing the increase in conversions or revenue they hoped for from the Facebook Credits API. LinkedIn has acquired API-happy Rapportive. Plus: financial data challenges, API vs. RSS and 7 new APIs.


61 New APIs: deviantART, Kinamik, TransiCast

Wendell Santos, November 6th, 2011
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This week we had 61 new APIs added to our API directory including a currency exchange rates service, social polling service, a social network for artists, data preservation and authentication service, cloud storage service and a public transit data aggregation service. In addition, we covered an API for measuring cloud spending. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


StackMob: Another Back End Service Provider in Public Beta

Garrett Wilkin, October 27th, 2011

StackMob has two obvious components in its value proposition to developers: providing boilerplate web application code and supporting APIs with deployment and versioning features. This is a space occupied by at least 5 companies, all still in beta.


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