MQTT Promotes Standards, Interoperability on IoT

Patricio Robles, April 18th, 2014

Last week MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) provided developers with a signal that it may be emerging as the de facto protocol for the IoT. This validation comes in the light of positive MQTT Interoperability Test Day results that were published by the host of the event: The Eclipse Foundation and the Eclipse IoT Working Group.

Most Popular APIs: At Least One Will Surprise You

Adam DuVander, January 23rd, 2014

There are a number of ways to discuss API popularity. One of the common methods ProgrammableWeb has used is by mashups, the number of completed apps. However, there may be a leading indicator before developers have even started writing code. The “track” functionality on ProgrammableWeb lets developers declare an interest in receiving updates on particular APIs. By diving into this data we can see many things. For example, recently developers have loved travel. Overall, social and visual APIs rule

58 New APIs: Agile CRM, Fleksy, and Hearst Corporation

Melody Clark, December 22nd, 2013

This week, we had 58 new APIs added to our API directory including a product customization service, a smart home automation service, and a streaming video application. We also explored whether or not REST is losing it’s flair and described alternatives to REST.

Today in APIs: Agile CRM Launches an API, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 17th, 2013

Agile CRMAgile CRM launches API to integrate its customer relationship management features into apps. Wurl video streaming service launches API . Plus: API evolution through hypermedia APIs, Orange Chef Company secures $1.2 million in seed funding, and 15 new APIs.

37 New APIs: WebKnox, Experian, and NationBuilder

Melody Clark, October 20th, 2013

This week, we had 37 new APIs added to our API directory including multiple ontology-based content extraction service APIs, an app management service, a mobile payment service, and a cloud-managed printing service. We also discussed how open APIs are disruptingthe business model of Ecommerce. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Kodak’s Print API, NeXID’s Fingerprint SDK, and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, October 16th, 2013

Kodak Alaris calls out to App developers with new print API. NeXID’s Fingerprint SDK Plus: first bi-directional API for nonprofit sector is nearing launch, WSO2 brings best practices integration workshop to Auckland, and 12 new APIs.

56 New APIs: BuzzStream, Pactas and Panopta APIs

Matthew Scott, October 6th, 2013

This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a service that builds word-of-mouth campaign management software providing read only access to its CRM system, a visual image search and recognition application, a ordering, inventory and point of sale management service for both retailers and suppliers, and geolocation based off of an IP address. In addition, we profiled an on demand delivery and shipping service.

Today in APIs: OpenKit Backend for Social Games, Social Foundry’s SOAPbox API Adaptor, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 30th, 2013

OpenKitThe OpenKit back end goes live. Social Foundry’s SOAPbox API Adaptor. Plus: WebStorm puts everything at your finger tips, and 15 new APIs.

API Spotlight: Streamzoo, Yay and Birdseye APIs

Matthew Scott, August 31st, 2013

CoolClimate CalculatorOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which included the CoolClimate Calculator API. CoolClimate is a survey that allows users to answer various carbon footprint related questions to get an estimate on the tons of carbon they emit into the environment each year. The API gives developers the freedom to integrate this survey with third party apps.  On top of emission estimates, the survey provides information on how to decrease carbon emissions. To learn more about the CoolClimate Calculator API visit the CoolClimate site as well as the CoolClimate API blog post.

ABOL Software Launches Multicarrier Shipping API

Amy Castor, August 29th, 2013

ABOL Software, a web-based shipping service, has launched its iabol API for online retailers who want to integrate a multicarrier solution into their existing tools.

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