144 Office APIs: Salesforce, Google Spreadsheets and Google Documents

Wendell Santos, August 28th, 2012

Our API directory now includes 144 office APIs. The newest is the Practice Fusion API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Salesforce.com API. We list 45 Salesforce.com mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of office APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML [...]

What are WebHooks and How Do They Enable a Real-time Web?

Phil Leggetter, January 30th, 2012

PusherPusher has established itself as a leading service for delivering WebSocket messages to connected clients via its simple, RESTful Pusher API. This especially suits application developers working with languages and platforms that struggle to maintain and scale persistent connections. We remove the need to roll a custom solution and work with complex and unfamiliar technologies, and ensure the benefits of a hosted service can be achieved. We’ve recently added support for WebHooks, which provide a different sort of real-time solution.

7 New APIs: Search 1.5 Million Jobs, 130,000 Schools, or 1,618 Live Video Streams

John Musser, August 8th, 2009

Want an API to search 1.5 million jobs? Or an API to search 130,000 K-12 public and private schools in the US? Or an API for getting diagrams and flowcharts via code? Or perhaps an API that lets you search for live video streams. These are 4 of 7 newest entries in our ProgrammableWeb directory from the past week. Here are details on all 7 new APIs:

Gliffy API Lets You Get Diagrams and Flowcharts via Code

Andres Ferrate, August 3rd, 2009

GliffyGliffy, a browser-based diagramming and flowchart tool, today announced the public availability of their new API (technical details at our Gliffy API Profile). The four year old company announced the new API on its blog, noting that Gliffy hopes to take advantage of the growing trend of companies that are unlocking their APIs to extend the reach of their applications and data.

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