Today in APIs: 3Scale Launches APItools, and 5 New APIs

Greg Bates, April 3rd, 2014

3Scale Account Management3Scale launches free APItools for enhancing APIs. Amazon Web Services and Twitter called out by Greenpeace for using dirty energy. Plus: Google releases its Prediction API to public, TTM’s RESTjee software expedites APIs in remote data access, and 5 new APIs.

Open Data Now: Hottest Contenders for 2014

Mark Boyd, January 1st, 2014

A book about open data, to be released in January—and the launch of a pilot website showcasing open data businesses—both forecast a big year for open data in 2014, and highlight the importance of APIs in powering this new wave of innovation. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Joel Gurin, author of Open Data Now, and reviewed some of the businesses that make up the preliminary Open Data 500 list.

Today in APIs: Microsoft Launches Guardian

Eric Carter, December 27th, 2013

Microsoft India has released a women’s safety app: Guardian. Plus: SnapChat’s API was hacked.

Today in APIs: USDA Launches Seven New APIs, and 10 New APIs

Eric Carter, December 13th, 2013

ERS/USDA Per Capita Food Availability DataThe USDA has launched seven new APIs through its Economic Research Service (ERS). On the heals of the Firefox 26 release, Mozilla has added Firefox 27 to its Beta Channel. Plus: 10 ways your ecommerce business can use APIs and 10 new APIs.

Join Me In London For The API Strategies Track of Apps World

David Berlind, October 16th, 2013

ProgrammableWeb’s editor-in-chief David Berlind is off to London next week to chair the API Strategies track of the Apps World Conference. But before he heads off, he does a little expectation-setting for the day’s panel discussion and offers a few reasons (including an exclusive discount to ProgrammableWeb’s readers why it makes sense to attend.

6 API Used in 7 Days: ProgrammableWeb, Google Maps and Google Mashup Editor

Matthew Scott, August 19th, 2013

This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 6 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google Mashup Editorand ProgrammableWeb. The most often used APIs this week are Google MapsGoogle Maps Data andProgrammableWeb. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 9 mashups), Internet(1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Tools (1 APIs, 1 mashups).

API Management Platforms Focus On Helping Business Monetize APIs

Mark Boyd, July 29th, 2013

A new wave of business support services is emerging from API management platforms. Leading platforms are increasingly focused on offering services that help businesses develop and monetize their API products and services. New services are focused on offering a flexible platform that allows companies to experiment with various business models as they test the income-generating potential of their new API-based services and products.

Music Hack Day Coming to Toronto, August 10th and 11th

Janet Wagner, July 22nd, 2013

Music Hack DayMusic Hack Day is coming to Toronto thanks to organizers SoundCloud, Rdio, Unspace and The Echo Nest. On August 10th and 11th, 2013 Music Hack Day will be held for the first time in Toronto, Canada where developers will have the opportunity to create brand new music apps using APIs such as SoundCloud, Rdio, The Echo Nest, and SendGrid.

Today in APIs: Slicktext New SMS API, Printful’s Custom Printing API, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, July 16th, 2013

Slicktext SMS API integrates new functionality. Printful’s API prints for you and ships, too. Plus: Telecom API revenue opportunity projected to be $157 billion, APIs as the key to maximizing the cloud, and 11 new APIs.

Today in APIs: The Quantified Self API, Kaiser Permanente Open Health API and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 3rd, 2013

Foursquare co-founder launches API on self. Kaiser Permanente starts open health API. Plus: facial recognition on Google Glass banned – but developers persist, WSO2 enables federated access to APIs across multiple entities, and 9 new APIs.

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