Our API directory now includes 270 video APIs. The newest is the WorldStream TV API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the YouTube API. We list 645 YouTube mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of video APIs.
Our API directory now includes 50 television APIs. The newest is the Fliqz API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the BBC API. We list 28 BBC mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of television APIs.
In an event at Twitter headquarters, CEO Evan Williams unveiled a new Twitter.com. The site, which Williams referred to as the most popular Twitter client, now includes inline images, videos and other information behind the tweet, such as an entire conversation. The flagship site of the popular micro-blogging platform now runs on its own API, as well as those of several other services.
Sure, YouTube gets all the press. And YouTube gets most of the mashups. But when it comes to video APIs, there’s a lot more than just YouTube. In fact, there are 100 video APIs, from live content Ustream to micro-vlogging 12 seconds.
This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 21 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cloudvox, Foursquare, Geolenz, Justin.tv, Kelkoo and Shopify. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Justin.tv and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (3 APIs, 10 mashups), Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Photos (3 APIs, 3 mashups).
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Live video startup Justin.tv has released a comprehensive API for consuming, organizing and creating content on its site. With it, the company hopes to be a platform for live video.
Want an API to search 1.5 million jobs? Or an API to search 130,000 K-12 public and private schools in the US? Or an API for getting diagrams and flowcharts via code? Or perhaps an API that lets you search for live video streams. These are 4 of 7 newest entries in our ProgrammableWeb directory from the past week. Here are details on all 7 new APIs:
As we reported earlier, the Amazon Web Services team is offering over $100,000 worth of prizes in their AWS Startup-Challenge and yesterday they announced the 7 finalists. Each of the entries are leveraging the Amazon APIs like EC2, S3 and Mechanical Turk to build their businesses. Amazon is going to fly these finalists to an [...]