Perfect Trip DevCon Opens Access to $250 Billion Market

Mark Boyd, August 26th, 2013

ConcurA developer conference and associated awards package aims to create a developer community around business travel – a market worth over $250 billion each year. The Perfect Trip DevCon is the brainchild of Concur, a travel and expense automation service, built on a range of web and software as a service technologies and making use of a wide variety of financial and travel APIs (and accessible via the Concur API).

54 New APIs: AddThis, AppFog and Pokelog

Wendell Santos, June 30th, 2013

This week we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a content sharing button service, application platform service, Google Analytics retrieval service, multipurpose personal analytics service and file sharing service. We also covered an API for creating visualizations from business data and saving on energy costs with the ecobee API.

API Spotlight: Traindom, Roambi, and GoMummy APIs

Matthew Scott, June 29th, 2013

ZOWiOf the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which include the ZOWi API. ZOWi is a learning tool designed to help people memorize information through various oral questions and answers. Specifically, ZOWi will ask a user a question and then determine if the answer is right or wrong from the users oral response. The API simply makes this functionality availbe to integrate with other applications. To learn more about the ZOWi API visit the ZOWi site as well as the ZOWi API blog post.

Glympse API: Location Sharing With More Control

Candice McMillan, June 25th, 2013

GlympseLocation information sharing has become a quick and easy way for people to effortlessly let friends or family know where they, where to meet or even how far away they are from a particular destination. For those with an ever-increasing mobile lifestyle, this kind of functionality can prove to be quite useful. Glympse is one of these location information tools that uses a dynamic map to update a user’s whereabouts in real time. Glympse also provides the Glympse API that may be interesting to developers who want to include real time location sharing in their applications or websites.

Today in APIs: Netsocket and Lync API, APIs and Infinite Data, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 24th, 2013

NetSocket uses Lync Cloud Experience Manager API. How APIs make infinite data comprehensible. Plus: SOA software delivers API foundation management, and 15 new APIs.

Netsocket Cloud Interoperable with Lync API

Netsocket, a leader in the unified communications field (UC) has announced that its Cloud Experience Manager (CEM) qualifies as fully interoperable with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and 2013 and is fully compatible with the Lync Network Diagnostics API.

API Spotlight: Popyoular, BIPS, and They Said So APIs

Matthew Scott, May 18th, 2013

Of 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 included the Cloudera Developer Kit. This kit will help developers build applications in Hadoop environments by providing them with API tools and reducing the barriers to entry. Meaning the rather expensive environment will be more open due to efficiency tips and tools provided by the CDK. To learn more about what exactly the Cloudera developer kit does, visit the Cloudera site as well as the Cloudera API blog post.

Glympse Releases SDKs Allowing Developers to Add Real-Time Location Sharing to Apps

Janet Wagner, May 15th, 2013

GlympseGlympse, a service that allows GPS-enabled mobile phone users to temporarily share their location in real-time, has announced the availability of the Glympse platform allowing developers the ability to integrate real-time, temporary location sharing into third-party web and mobile applications. Glympse has also made available SDKs for iOS and Android as well as REST based APIs for use in websites and web based applications.

Today in APIs: Netflix Public API Changes, Google I/O 2013 and 10 New APIs

Romin Irani, May 14th, 2013

Netflix’s Public API update drops access to expiration dates for titles. What you can expect from Google I/O 2013. Plus: Yookos unveils an API for African developers and techpreneurs and 10 New APIs.

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