443 Enterprise APIs: LinkedIn, Salesforce and FedEx

Wendell Santos, September 19th, 2012

LinkedInOur API directory now includes 443 enterprise APIs. The newest is the Swift-Kanban API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the LinkedIn API. We list 48 LinkedIn mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of enterprise APIs.


144 Office APIs: Salesforce, Google Spreadsheets and Google Documents

Wendell Santos, August 28th, 2012

Our API directory now includes 144 office APIs. The newest is the Practice Fusion API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Salesforce.com API. We list 45 Salesforce.com mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of office APIs.

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API Report: Inside Electronic Signatures

Adam DuVander, July 20th, 2011
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For at least thirty years, people have talked about the “paperless office.” With cloud-based services, it may finally be possible. Yet, for many organizations, a major hang-up is contracts, which require ink signatures. In our first public API report, sponsored by DocuSign, we looked at electronic signature platforms. Specifically, we examined the features and developer friendliness of e-signature APIs, which allow non-ink signatures to be automated and integrated into business processes. Without a doubt, e-signatures are a growing field, as evidenced by the recent acquisition of EchoSign by Adobe.


32 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Box.net and Twitter

Adam DuVander, August 21st, 2010

This past week 23 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon Marketplace Web Service, Campfire, Chirpio, DocuSign Enterprise, Enthusem, Intuit Data Service, Ping.fm, Tropo and zanox. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 9 mashups), Enterprise (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Mapping (3 APIs, 8 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


26 APIs Used in 7 Days: COLOURLovers, Facebook, Flickr, Google, Twilio, Twitter, and YouTube

John Musser, February 20th, 2010

This past week 13 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 26 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include ChartLyrics Lyric, ConceptShare, Google Sites, Menu Mania, Thumbalizr, W3Counter and Whois. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Flickr and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Tools (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Search (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 3 mashups).


53 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, Flickr, Last.fm, Ooyala, Salesforce, and 48 More

John Musser, June 28th, 2009

No sooner had we seen a record number of APIs used in a single week last week, than this week we now saw 53 different APIs used to build the 22 new mashups were add to our mashup directory this past week. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amplify, AOL Video [...]


42 Different APIs Used in 7 Days – From MTV to NPR

John Musser, May 16th, 2009

This week saw the widest range of APIs being used to develop mashups we’ve seen in awhile: 42 different APIs used in 7 days. Of those new apps added to our mashup directory, only a handful were map mashups, whereas most of them used more unique APIs: Google Chart API, indeed API, Livekick API, MTV API, NPR API, Tagalus API, TwitPic API, uClassify API, Vimeo API, and the Yelp API. Also, given that within the last 24 hours the highly anticipated Wolfram|Alpha search engine and structured reference went live, we did happen to see a number of semantic and linked-data APIs used this week: Reuters Calais API, DBpedia API, and Freebase API (and we’ve just added a profile for the Wolfram|Alpha API). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


From Politics to Music – 36 Different APIs Used in 7 Days

John Musser, April 25th, 2009

What do you get when you combine 36 different APIs into 28 different applications? You get this week’s additions to our mashup directory. Some of the less frequently seen APIs include Freebase, Capitol Words, MTV, as well as DigitalBucket. Which API was used most? It was the Twitter API, used in 10 mashups this week. And in yet another example of one API being built on top of another API is the TwitPic API, a Twitter-based service, used in this week’s twipick entry. The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


From F1 Racing to Etsy Hearts – 31 Different APIs Used This Week

John Musser, April 18th, 2009

For the second week in a row, over 30 different APIs were used to build new apps in our mashup directory. Those 20 mashups used 31 different APIs. And once again not all of those APIs are the usual suspects. Less common ones used include Formula 1 Racing data API Ergast, the new Etsy API and Twilio API, the ecommerce pay-per-action LinkShare API, the Sunlight Labs API, and short URL expander LongURL. And in what’s clearly the new number one, the Twitter API was used in 4 of this week’s mashups. The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


From Twitter to Baby Names – This Week in Mashups

John Musser, April 4th, 2009

It’s been another busy week of new apps in to our mashup directory, with 21 new mashup listings added. And all together there were 25 different APIs to build this week’s new mashups. In keeping with its API-of-the-moment status, the Twitter API was used in 7 of these mashups (141 Twitter apps listed). Also the Baby Names API got its first mashup listing and so did the Brooklyn Museum API, which we profiled earlier this week. For a full rundown, the list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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