531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.


56 New APIs: TrackMatching, Goldstar and Primadesk

Wendell Santos, July 21st, 2013

This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a web service matching GPS data to maps, discount ticket service, cloud and web application management service, daily deals aggregator and cloud shipping system. We also covered a malware detection API and an app providing real-time transit info. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


APIs of the Week: Staff Picks Redline13, Machine Linking and Primadesk

Wendell Santos, July 14th, 2013

This week we had 55 new APIs added to our directory and our staff picked their favorites. Among them include an anti-human trafficking registry, semantic analysis API and a digital content management service. Read below for more information on each.


Today in APIs: Versium’s Lifedata Platform API, Linkedin’s New API Restrictions, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, July 12th, 2013

Versium’s Lifedata platform API opens over 300 billion behavioral consumer and business data attributes. Job Change Notifier Unlinks from Linkedin due to new API restrictions. Plus: Dropbox’s Datastore API goes head to head with iCloud, Web Audio API arrives for Firefox, and 11 new APIs.


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: eBay, PayPal and Last.fm

Wendell Santos, August 25th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, Ambassador, BigCommerce, ChannelAdvisor, Endicia Label Server, Goodsie, Google Checkout, Google Storage, Highwire, MediaFire, Payvment, Sears, ShipStation, Volusion Shopping Cart and World Weather Online. The most often used APIs this week are DBpedia, eBay and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (12 APIs, 12 mashups), Shipping (5 APIs, 5 mashups) and Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Week In Review Featuring Google Maps, Dropbox and Spotify

Wendell Santos, August 24th, 2012

YouTubeWith the weekend upon us, it’s a good time to take a look back at some of the interesting mashups that were submitted to our directory this week. This batch includes a new music discovery service, a photo storage plugin and a hotel search tool. For more details on each, continue reading below.


111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.


72 New APIs: Amazon, Google, HarperCollins and PicMonkey

Wendell Santos, April 8th, 2012
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This week we had 72 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile apps analytics service, book publisher, corporate gift cards on demand, Online photo editing service, web based mobile messaging and mobile payments service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


31 APIs Used in 7 Days: Zillow, Sendgrid and Yahoo Answers

Wendell Santos, February 11th, 2012

This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 31 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon SES, Google Directions, Google Distance Matrix, Picitup, Stripe, UrbanDictionary and VHX. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, SendGrid and Twilio. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 7 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 6 mashups) and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twilio, Bing, Reddit

Wendell Santos, January 14th, 2012

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AwardWallet, Factual, Quizlet Flashcards and SpamOn. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 7 mashups) and Social (3 APIs, 9 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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