In Part 1 of our four-part look at the developer experience and business-to-developer (B2D) marketing strategies, we reviewed the toe-dipping exercise of gauging developer interest in an API and how to use a landing page signup to better define potential developer segments — or personas — who may need access to a business’ data assets via an API. In Part 2, we look at how two web services businesses, Unbounce and Wordtracker, have managed a private beta release of their APIs.
Twilio tasked Ducksboard with creating a preconfigured dashboard for usage analytics. Sociocast will use recent funding to grow its Prediction API. Plus: Codecademy adds more API to its learning platform, Amazon to hold AWS Summits in 12 cities, and 13 new APIs.
Zendesk announces Radar, a push notification framework. AT&T Developer Summit 2013 invites developers to hack on AT&T APIs. Plus: Some great advice on what developers want from API Providers, Twilio is hiring engineers at a rate of 20 per quarter, and 20 new APIs.
This week we had 96 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud-based app compiler, IMS application platform, mobile live chat service, time tracking service and media access service. We also covered Reel Surfer’s video editing API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Box is on its way to joining the API Billionare club. Streak CRM builds on Google Cloud Platform APIs. Plus: WallaBee becomes the first iOS game to support Passbook, Trigger.io and Apigee enable fast mobile app development for the enterprise, Text My Bus eliminates wait time for Detroit citizens and 11 New APIs.