113 Application APIs: API O Mat, Contentful and Ratchet

Matthew Scott, December 18th, 2013

AngularJSOur API directory now includes 113 application APIs. The newest is the Wurl API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Angularjs API. We list 1 Angularjs mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of application APIs.

API Spotlight: Onehub, Ecobee, Ringadoc, and Converser APIs

Matthew Scott, June 22nd, 2013

ConverserOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which include the Converser API. The Converser API is a communication platform that brings businesses and developers in better contact with their customers and users. Functionality includes the creation of offers, polls, questions, and compensations to be sent to the customer at will. On top of this, real time tracking when users are actively using and application with the Converser API. To learn more about the Converser API visit the Converser site as well as the Converser API blog post.

Framebase Offers an API for Video

Eric Carter, June 17th, 2013

FramebaseAt its very core, Framebase constitutes an API for video. The Framebase API enables developers to easily add video to an application without the hassles that usually accompany video. Whether an app needs to record, play, or upload a video; Framebase empowers apps with attractive video capabilities. The Framebase team created Framebase purely out of personal frustration with adding and maintaining video within other apps. Accordingly the team created Framebase: “Framebase is programmatic video.”

49 New APIs: New Google APIs, Google Reader Replacement and Movement Tracking

Wendell Santos, June 16th, 2013

This week we had 49 new APIs added to our API directory including a movement activity tracking application, online calendar service, cloud-based MySQL database, RSS reader service and image recognition service. We also covered an API to help keep crowdfunding safe and how to increase engagement with the Newsweaver API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Twitter Finally Kills v1, Parasoft’s API Testing Solution and 9 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, June 12th, 2013

Twitter retires v1 of its API and seals the demise of TweetDeck for iOS, Android and Adobe AIR. Parasoft announces a new tool designed to simplify API testing. Plus: location API service Locaid secures $4.05M, hackathon aims to develop solutions for education, and 9 new APIs.

One Line Of Code And Your Video Functionality Is Sorted: CameraTag API

Candice McMillan, June 11th, 2013

CameraTagFor developers looking for an easy way to collect videos from users’ webcams for a variety of applications, CameraTag could be just the thing. The company provides an the CameraTag API that makes it possible to add webcam video recording to websites with just one line of code. The folks at CameraTag are quite confident that their product is better and more cost effective than competitors such as framey, nimbb and framebase, that they’ve even included a head-to-head comparison of features and prices on their website.

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