Four Great Data Dashboard Platforms: Ducksboard, Geckoboard, Klipfolio, and Leftronic

Janet Wagner, March 28th, 2014

ProgrammableWebLast month, ProgrammableWeb published an article that took a detailed look at DataSift and Gnip, two of the leading enterprise social data platforms. The article mentions the growing trend of Data as a Service (DaaS) and how DaaS is anticipated to significantly grow the market for Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics platforms.

37 Metrics APIs: Distimo, Positionly and Tendril

Matthew Scott, January 8th, 2014

KloutOur API directory now includes 37 metrics APIs. The newest is the API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Klout API. We list 9 Klout mashups.

API Aggregation: Why It Matters and Eight Different Models

Mark Boyd, December 13th, 2013

Creating API mashups has matured alongside the explosive growth of open APIs to create a new type of service: the API aggregation business. These innovative businesses combine APIs from multiple providers to build new products and services. Recent conference panels (including several hosted by ProgrammableWeb), have confirmed that API aggregation is set to be a major theme of 2014. This article explores some of the emerging business models and service providers focused on API aggregation and discusses what to expect as we see API aggregation increase in the year ahead.

New Integrations and Interface Coming Soon to Ducksboard

Janet Wagner, December 12th, 2013

DucksboardDucksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.

B2D Strategies Part 2: The Power of the Private Beta Release

Mark Boyd, November 8th, 2013

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.

Today in APIs: Twilio Integrates Ducksboard, SocioCast Funding Grows API and 13 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, February 20th, 2013

TwilioTwilio 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.

Today In APIs: Zendesk Radar API, AT&T Developer Summit and 20 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 23rd, 2012

ZendeskZendesk 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.

96 New APIs: Adobe PhoneGap, Alcatel-Lucent and Hipmob

Wendell Santos, October 14th, 2012

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.

Today In APIs: Box sees solid growth, Streak CRM, Text My Bus and 11 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 11th, 2012

Google App EngineBox 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, and Apigee enable fast mobile app development for the enterprise, Text My Bus eliminates wait time for Detroit citizens and 11 New APIs.

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