225 Utility APIs: Google Translate, Bit.ly and uClassify

Wendell Santos, January 9th, 2013

Google TranslateOur API directory now includes 225 utility APIs. The newest is the Longdo Dict API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 41 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of utility APIs.

66 New APIs: Amazon CloudFront CDN, Chase and HelloSign

Wendell Santos, November 11th, 2012
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This week we had 66 new APIs added to our API directory including a content delivery service, electronic signature service, online payment service, community idea generation platform and online content aggregation and sharing service. In addition we covered Change.org’s Petition API and an API for recovering lost data. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

API Spotlight: Social Media Curation Snip.It, Captricity, and Clean Power Estimation.

Matthew Scott, November 9th, 2012

CIPF RENATOOf the many APIs we published this week, eighteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eighteen, which included the CIPF RENATO API.

Bulking Up with Gridspot: Crowd Sourced Cloud That’s Too Cheap to Meter?

Greg Bates, November 6th, 2012

GridspotGridspot beta’s new API could be to Amazon’s cloud services what Amazon is to bookstores: a fiercely disruptive competitor. The API details show how users can manage large-scale computing using idle computing power around the world. According to Gridspot, that is the secret behind their jaw-dropping cloud power pricing, which they claim is 30 times cheaper.

69 New APIs: Google, Rackspace and PassHound

Wendell Santos, November 4th, 2012

This week we had 69 new APIs added to our API directory including a pass and ticket creation service for PassBook, eCommerce diagnosis and analytics service, advertising campaign management service, quality control service for crowd-sourcing websites, server storage extension service. We also covered an API that streamlines event planning. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today In APIs: Foursquare Election App, YQL Use Cases and 23 New APIs

Romin Irani, November 2nd, 2012

foursquareA Foursquare app to help you out on Election day. Find out why Yahoo Query Language (YQL) is known as the Swiss Army Knife of Web Services. Read about Best practices on JavaScript API Design. Plus: Google explains why the AdWords API Search Volume does not match its own website, Facebook spotlights playlist app Songza and 23 new APIs.

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