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.


105 Entertainment APIs: Rovi, Dailymotion and Sony Online Entertainment

Wendell Santos, June 25th, 2013

Rovi Cloud ServicesOur API directory now includes 105 entertainment APIs. The newest is the Boxfish API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Rovi Cloud Services API. We list 10 Rovi Cloud Services mashups. The Rovi Cloud Services API was also our most popular movies API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of entertainment APIs.


54 Calendar APIs: Eventful, Google Calendar and Upcoming.org

Wendell Santos, May 8th, 2013

EventfulOur API directory now includes 54 calendar APIs. The newest is the InfoPark Web Calendar API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Eventful API. We list 47 Eventful mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of calendar APIs.


70 New APIs: Capital One, ESPN and Tapstream

Wendell Santos, October 7th, 2012
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This week we had 70 new APIs added to our API directory including a credit card identity service, open scoring service, application tracking service, online programming community and a media transcoding service. In addition we covered an API that lets users perform image tagging for fun and profit, and an API for creating personalized postcards. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


API Spotlight: A Credit Card API, Movie Viewers to Movie Editors, and Birth Date Wonders

Matthew Scott, October 5th, 2012

Science.govOf 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 Science.gov API. The Science.gov API allows mobile search and connection to 12 federal agencies, including NASA, the FDA and the Environmental Protection Agency, with data going back to 1990. In a nutshell, government data is publicly available in accessible data sets. To learn more about the Science.gov API visit the Science.gov API site as well as the Science.gov blog post.


Today in APIs: APIs Transforming the Web, Google Launches Website Promoting Google Maps and 14 New APIs

Wendell Santos, October 4th, 2012

Google MapsBen Rooney opines on how API are transforming the web. Google launches a new website to spotlight the Google Maps API. Plus: An infographic about Twitter’s shift from startup to media network, Shopsavvy’s app now uses Best Buy’s API and 14 new APIs.


DayDetails.com Provides All You Need To Know About Your BirthDate

Candice McMillan, October 4th, 2012

DayDetailsThere’s more to our existence than we may be aware. The day we were born marks the date of other interesting and important events around the world, and it would be really cool to find out every bit of trivia surrounding a specific date at the click of a button. DayDetails is a free web service that allows the user to type in a specific date and find out all the recorded facts regarding that date. The site also provides the RESTful DayDetails API that allows developers to request specific date details.


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