55 New APIs: Walmart, Pearson, and Deskero

Melody Clark, December 15th, 2013

This week, we had 55 new APIs added to our API directory including a human emotion detection service, a screenshot service API, and a vacation rentals application. We also explored Twitter’s take on API partnership success.

Today in APIs: The Deskero Customer Service API, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 12th, 2013

DeskeroThe Deskero API offers access to a multi-channel ticket system for customer service. Square’s Connect API now available for creating custom data solutions. Plus: Fleksy pairs a new API with an alternative keyboard for apps, TinyPass updates its API and adds a library for Ruby developers, and 9 new APIs.

122 Business APIs: Conversant, Jigsaw and Torpio

Matthew Scott, November 5th, 2013

JigsawOur API directory now includes 122 business APIs. The newest is the ZenPayroll API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Jigsaw API. We list 4 Jigsaw mashups .

37 New APIs: WebKnox, Experian, and NationBuilder

Melody Clark, October 20th, 2013

This week, we had 37 new APIs added to our API directory including multiple ontology-based content extraction service APIs, an app management service, a mobile payment service, and a cloud-managed printing service. We also discussed how open APIs are disruptingthe business model of Ecommerce. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Amazon Announces Second EC2 Spotathon, The Composable Enterprise and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, October 14th, 2013

Amazon EC2Amazon’s Second Elastic Compute Cloud Spotathon Goes until Midnight October 31. Developers using APIs could rule the world. Plus: 11 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Alternatives to Google’s Shopping API, Qubit’s Behavioral API, and 18 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 16th, 2013

Google Shopping SearchGoogle’s shopping API is being shuttered, what are the alternatives? Qubit’s API makes integration of ecommerce business intelligence easier. Plus: API best practices and advice, why analytics are important, and 18 new APIs.

531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.

Factual Helps App Developers Personalize The Mobile Experience

Mark Boyd, July 10th, 2013

Location data platform Factual has today released two new services – previously described by industry leaders as personalization APIs – that will enable developers to create a more intimate, contextual level of engagement with their mobile app users.

PW Interview : Brandon Wirtz CTO Stremor.com

Ajay Ohri, July 4th, 2013

Here is an interview with Brandon Wirtz, CTO of the very exciting text mining API startup Stremor.com. We have covered Stremor here before. Liquid Helium API is the core of all Stremor’s products and it extracts information about sentence and paragraph structure, word usage, parts of speech, grammar, writing style, punctuation, and author bias. Stremor also  has   a new kind of search engine called Samuru based on it’s language APIs.

Registration Begins for API World 2013 in San Francisco

Amy Castor, June 21st, 2013

Early registration is now open for the first annual API World Conference and Expo, which takes place as part of the DataWeek Conference and Festival, September 28 to October 3 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. ProgrammableWeb’s own John Musser will be among those speaking. Discounted conference rates and free expo registration are available through August 15.

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