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.


The Menumatch App: Letting You in on One Big Fat Secret

Greg Bates, March 4th, 2013

FatSecretThe Menumatch game is the brainchild of Ali Fairhurst of APIaday fame, who created 1 app every weekday from an API during the month of January. This is her app for January 29th.


37 Health APIs: Google Health, Avvo and Fitbit

Wendell Santos, March 21st, 2012

AvvoOur API directory now includes 37 health APIs. The newest is the DailyMed API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Avvo API. We list 2 Avvo mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of health APIs.


37 Food APIs: Menu Mania, Beer Mapping, FatSecret

Wendell Santos, January 25th, 2012

Menu ManiaOur API directory now includes 37 food APIs. The newest is the Food Genius API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Menu Mania API. We list 6 Menu Mania mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of food APIs.


What Will Be Your After-Dinner App?

Adam DuVander, November 24th, 2011

Wine.comIn the United States, today is Thanksgiving. Many will gather with family and gorge themselves on turkey, the traditional meat of this holiday. Bellies full, many developers might begin thinking of food and drink-themed apps to build over the holiday weekend. We’ve decided to give them some ideas and inspiration.


53 APIs Used in 7 Days: Flickr, Twitter and Foursquare

Adam DuVander, August 28th, 2010

This past week 43 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 53 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include CyberSource Simple, FatSecret, Google Fusion Tables and Yahoo Contacts. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (9 APIs, 33 mashups), Social (9 APIs, 22 mashups) and Internet (6 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


5 New APIs: From Cheap Domain Names to Food and Nutrition Data

John Musser, August 22nd, 2009

This week we had a range of new APIs added to our API directory including the 5 outlined here. They include an API that gives you access to a comprehensive food and nutrition database, an API for registering domains cheaply, an online document signing API, one for managing subscription-based payment services, to one API for [...]


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