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.


API Spotlight: FoodEssentials, Systran Link, and Bird Species With the Xeno-Canto API

Matthew Scott, November 2nd, 2012

GnipOf the many APIs we published this week, twenty were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twenty, which included the Gnip YouTube Comments API. The basic idea of the API is to aid social media managers with harnessing the value from users comments and applying those values in ways that will help the company.


The Feinsearch API: They’ve Got Your Number

Greg Bates, November 2nd, 2012

FeinsearchThe XML-based  Feinsearch API makes it possible for companies seeking to do multiple searches, sometimes in the thousands, to integrate that capability into their own programs via its proprietary EIN Batchmatch. The Feinsearch database has more than 16 million business and suppliers.


83 New APIs: Mozilla Persona, Votizen and Social Crawlytics

Wendell Santos, October 28th, 2012

This week we had 83 new APIs added to our API directory including a candidate and issue advocacy service, website and application identity login service, social media metrics service, ecommerce shop creation service, social sign in and authentication service. In addition we covered TappingStone’s efforts to stand out from the crowd and how Datownia allows anyone to create an API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today In APIs: Google Maps building footprints, Bing Ads V7 to retire and 17 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 19th, 2012

BingGoogle Maps now covers over 25 million building footprints across United States. Developers using Bing Ads V7 need to migrate to V8 by early 2013. Plus: Facebook announces SDK 3.0 Beta for Android, Twistory becomes another Twitter API casualty and 17 New APIs


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