API Spotlight: Invisiblehand, Honeywell Comfort Control and Beanbooks API

Matthew Scott, September 15th, 2013

InvisibleHandOf the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those eight by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the Invisible Hand API.  Invisible Hand, web browser add-on, is dedicated to informing the user of the cheapest price on millions of products ranging from flight discounts to tooth brushes. It does so by matching UPC, ISBN and EANs to products from the search box. Furthermore, it includes roughly 700 retailers and 600 Airlines and has saved users a breath taking one billin dollars since its inception. To learn more about the Invisible Hand API visit the Invisible Hand site as well as the Invisible Hand API blog post.

43 New APIs: Choir.io, Engage and Minicloud

Matthew Scott, September 14th, 2013

This week we had 43 new APIs added to our API directory including a centralized platform provided by the U.S government to aid small businesses, ambient sounds for real time events, a cloud service brokerage platform that, which is highly scalable and customizable, and a cloud-based hosting service that can scale up or down depending on site traffic.

Today in APIs: Paypal’s Beacon with API, The New Dial Tone is APIs, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 10th, 2013

PayPalPaypal launches Beacon and mobile payment API. APIs are the new baseline for workable platforms: without APIs, they are considered broken. Plus: iPhone 5S has CoreMotion API, tough new questions for the API economy, and 9 new APIs.

ComputeNext API Grants Developers Access and Control Over Cloud Services

Eric Carter, September 10th, 2013

ComputeNextComputeNext, federated cloud marketplace provider, offers the ComputeNext API that allows developers to access and control services from ComputeNext’s IaaS partners. ComputeNext enables users to search, discover, procure, and provision cloud services and streamlines such methods through its API offering.

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