This week we had 88 new APIs added to our API directory including a social network and social feed service, voice and text broadcasting solutions, credit card account validation service, menu management and venue location service and social media analytics. Additionally we covered Beeminder’s API keeping goal setters on track, and how the HeiaHeia API brings workout tracking into the corporate world. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those eight by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the Locu API, a database API that exposes Locu’s business information. Locu is constantly searching the web for business data. This allows developers real-time information about prices, menu items, venue information and etc. With their success in the restaurant industry Locu is now aiming, with the API, to branch into other markets. To learn more about Locu visit the Locu API blog post and the Locu site.
The changes to the Twitter API continue to upset, confuse and frustrate developers. The latest feature of the Twilio Voice API allows anyone to make complete call queues and the Twilio team is sharing some code for creating a metrics dashboard. Plus: hackathon winners, DoubleClick API updates and 24 new APIs.
Soon after HeiaHeia was founded by Olli Oksanen, Jussi Räisänen and Ivan Kuznetsov, the company became a hit in its home country of Finland. Boasting more than 175,000 users in Finland alone, this social workout forum has shown how powerful making things social and simple really is. The HeiaHeia platform allows users to track workouts ranging from over 400 different activities and share their accomplishments with other users. The Company has released the HeiaHeia API which will make it easier for business’ to integrate HeiaHeia into their workflow.