Our API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirteen, which included the Embarke API. Embarke is a gateway developer tool allowing developers to connect to Facebook, Twitter, SMS, and Email through Embarke’s messaging platform.
As a developer, you can figure out how to make your program connect to Facebook, Twitter, SMS, and Email. Or you can use the Embarke API and connect just to Embarke, a messaging platform that connects you to them all. You can skip learning the specifics of how to connect to each of them. The REST API’s website has a five minute tutorial video on how to use this gateway to its developer tools for social communications.
This week we had 66 new APIs added to our API directory including a content delivery service, electronic signature service, online payment service, community idea generation platform and online content aggregation and sharing service. In addition we covered Change.org’s Petition API and an API for recovering lost data. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
API Management companies announce new products. A Hackathon and Developer Confrence with free tickets and discount up for grabs. Plus Wiretap, a tool to help debug your REST API is looking for beta testers, Google App Engine on upgrading to Python 2.7 and 6 New APIs