Bellefield’s iTimeKeep API helps lawyers keep billing accurate. Prodea Jumps forward in the race for the Internet of Things. Plus: Survey Analytics API enhancements are on their way, Department of Energy continues hackathons, and 9 new APIs.
Of the many things that developers need to worry about when attempting to create a successful app, two points rise to the top. First, the app can’t crash, and second, it has to respond to user input quickly. This is easier said than done, however, thanks to a deck that’s stacked against developers. Crittercism spent a month collecting over 1 billion data points and determined which devices, operating systems, and networks best lead to stable – and profitable – apps.
Our API directory now includes 113 application APIs. The newest is the Wurl API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Angularjs API. We list 1 Angularjs mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of application APIs.
Amazon is a leader in infrastructure services and this year has seen the Web Services Infrastructure giant announce various new offerings and enhancements in the IaaS space. Amazon has gone after the mobile frontier too with hardware devices (Kindle, Kindle Fire), an Android Marketplace and a mobile Ads API. Amazon Web Services has now announced support for Mobile Push Notifications, a key feature for the connected world of devices, users and applications.
Of the many APIs we published this week, nine were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those nine, which included the VoiceShot API. VoiceShot IVR (Interactive Voice Response) allows the automation of incoming and outgoing phone calls and sending and receiving text messages for application developers. This provides developers with a means to automate customer service and customize their application experience. To learn more about the VoiceShot API visit the VoiceShot site as well as the VoiceShot API blog post.
There are great new mobile apps being developed everyday, and so the user becomes more and more spoiled for choice. Any app developer or creator knows the value of the end user and that keeping them happy is paramount to an application’s success. Pesky errors within a mobile app can make the user’s experience an annoying one, so better to nip them in the bud before they create a real problem. Crittercism is a mobile app performance management platform that arms app developers with sophisticated tools to monitor and fix errors that may arise, before they have the chance to scare the end user off. Crittercism’s API allows developers to access this handy data and integrate it with other applications as well.