531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.


70 Jobs APIs: Indeed, Simply Hired and CareerBuilder

Wendell Santos, January 23rd, 2013

indeedOur API directory now includes 70 jobs APIs. The newest is the O*NET API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the indeed API. We list 34 indeed mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of jobs APIs.


API Spotlight: Big Waves with Swellcast and Commodity Trading With The Market Intelligence Network

Matthew Scott, November 30th, 2012

EmbarkeOf the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirteen, which included the Embarke API. Embarke is a gateway developer tool allowing developers to connect to Facebook, Twitter, SMS, and Email through Embarke’s messaging platform.


Overrun by Job Applicants? Hireright Brings Leading Edge Efficiency to Background Checks

Greg Bates, November 29th, 2012

HireRightThe Hireright API integrates Hireright’s background checking solutions into applications because hiring has in part become a game of speed: you need the automated tasks done fast with the information available inside your system for digitally flexible use.


Today in APIs: Dropbox Chooser Arrives in Apps, Google Helps Businesses Move Mail to the Cloud and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 26th, 2012

DropboxDropbox Chooser is already showing up in your favorite apps. Google launches groups migration to move businesses’ shared mailboxes. Plus Facebook updates its Android SDK and adds a payment tool, Amazon EC2 adds support for FreeBSD, Debian and CentOS, and 15 new APIs.


8,000 APIs: Rise of the Enterprise

Adam DuVander, November 26th, 2012

Enterprises rarely move as quickly as the rest of the web. Many, including us at ProgrammableWeb, have been saying for some time that big companies will embrace the open API movement. It appears this may be happening in earnest now, as our directory hits the milestone of 8,000 APIs. And it makes sense, because APIs are helping companies do business, with the tradeoff between adding an external dependency being out-shined by the ability to move faster building upon someone else’s expertise.


108 New APIs: Magisto, CloudWork and Inome

Wendell Santos, November 25th, 2012
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This week we had 108 new APIs added to our API directory including a video editing service, information genome platform, integration as a service platform, secure website login service and building and energy monitoring service. In addition we covered an extremely simple blogging service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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