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.

Mine the Information Behind the Search with These APIs

Adam DuVander, July 12th, 2010

YolinkLife on the web is full of search terms and human filtering. Even good results often require some effort to determine which has the information we seek. There are several services attempting to help with this problem and they’re making their applications available via API.

3 New APIs: UK Postal Address Lookup, IP to Timezone Lookup, and Realtime Feed Search

John Musser, April 25th, 2010

This week we had 30 new APIs added to our API directory. We continue seeing a lot of growth in new APIs this year and it brings our total size of our directory to 1921 APIs. Some of the most interesting new entries include a UK postal address lookup API, and API to convert IP to timezone, and a realtime feed search API.

Use the Factery API to Get Important Text From Searches

Adam DuVander, April 18th, 2010

FacteryFactery is a search API with a twist. Instead of links, it returns facts. Actually, it returns links, too. But the real interesting stuff is that it extracts the sentence or two that best answers a user’s search.

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