Today in APIs: API Strategy & Practice Conference Announces Event Tracks & Topics, and 2 New APIs

Eric Carter, February 14th, 2014

The API Strategy & Practice Conference has announced event tracks, topics, event sponsors, and speakers for its upcoming March event to take place in Amsterdam. Plus, CloudACL launches safe browsing and security SDK/API and 2 new APIs.

Latest Hackathon Competition Advice? Book Early

Mark Boyd, June 18th, 2013

Global interest in hackathons is growing fast, with many events booking out shortly after being announced. Developers keen to test out new skills in real world environments, and entrepreneurs who want to connect with a readily assembled network of do-ers are driving global growth in hackathon events. And with more businesses looking to use hackathons as a way to evangelize their APIs, there’s no sign that this trend will slow down any time soon.

Best New Mashups: Week in Review Featuring Bing Maps, Deezer and Cicero

Wendell Santos, May 10th, 2013

Bing MapsWith the weekend coming up let’s take a look back at the mashups that were added to the ProgrammableWeb mashup directory over the last couple of weeks. We’ll cover mashups that include a tool for local discovery, a jukebox for your phone, a political social network and an app showing real time statuses of DC metro lines. Read below for more details on each.

18 APIs Used in 7 Days: Instagram, SoundCloud and Discogs

Wendell Santos, April 27th, 2013

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Airbrake , Deezer, exfm, GeoNB, New Relic, RunKeeper Health Graph and VK. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and New Relic. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Deezer Music Streaming Service Launches Developer Affiliate Program and Upgraded API

Janet Wagner, March 14th, 2013

DeezerDeezer, a web-based music streaming service company based in Paris, France, has announced the launch of an affiliate program for developers along with upgrades to the Deezer API.

Today in APIs: Deezer Affiliate Deals and Facebook Mobile DevCon

Kevin Sundstrom, March 13th, 2013

DeezerDeezer has announces changes to its API that include an affiliate deal. Facebook released its schedule for mobile developer conferences in 2013. Plus: a new look for Custom Search control panel and Shiva provides a RESTful API for private music collections.

34 Streaming APIs: Tinysong, 7digital and Playme

Wendell Santos, January 8th, 2013

TinysongOur API directory now includes 34 streaming APIs. The newest is the API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Tinysong API. We list 6 Tinysong mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of streaming APIs.

Today in APIs: Deezer Hopes APIs Will Help Promote Discovery, Amazon Maps API Now Available and 20 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, November 28th, 2012

DeezerDeezer announced a new set of APIs and the accompanying “app Studio”. Amazon takes its Maps API from public beta to full release. Plus: LinkedIn launches Ads API, enabling custom tools for large-scale campaigns, VStorage API support focus of Symantec-Veeam battle and 20 new APIs.

453 Search APIs: eBay, Google Ajax Search and Foursquare

Wendell Santos, November 27th, 2012

eBayOur API directory now includes 453 search APIs. The newest is the Automatton Instant Answers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the eBay API. We list 220 eBay mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of search APIs.

59 New APIs: Intuit, StumbleUpon and FireText

Wendell Santos, May 6th, 2012
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This week we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including a StumbleUpon URL utility, semantic text analysis service, SMS marketing service, financial analysis, planning, and reporting service, Intuit hosted payments service and a data analysis and management service. In addition we looked at how the Screenr API can help support your systems. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

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