945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.


MapBox Wins $575,000 Grant Funding For OpenStreetMap

Garrett Wilkin, October 1st, 2012

MapBoxMapBox, builder of open source tools for map creation, has just won more than half a million dollars to focus it’s development efforts on the OpenStreetMap project.  This is a big win for the mapping community because this grant will further the development of the community at OpenStreetMap as well as strengthen the open source toolset that the MapBox team has been creating.  This funding might also serve as a confidence boost for MapBox API consumers.


Win $10,000 In the Kontagent Big Data Challenge

Garrett Wilkin, September 13th, 2012

KontagentKontagent has stepped up to offer developers, data analysts and designers a chance at taking home $10,000 in their Big Data Challenge, which is already underway.  The goal of the contest is to take the collection of data sets at Toronto’s open data portal and make something compelling and insightful.  What better incentive than $10,000 could you get for directing your midnight hacking sessions?


307 Mobile APIs: Foursquare, Instagram and iTunes

Wendell Santos, March 27th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 307 mobile APIs. The newest is the Mobilepax API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 81 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of mobile APIs.


At the Big Data Drive-in, Mathematics & Engineering Share The Silver Screen

Garrett Wilkin, February 20th, 2012

KontagentI recently had my second conversation with Josh Williams, CSO of Kontagent, a leader in the world of big data.  In our previous conversation we touched on the potential for PhD level mathematics students to apply their knowledge to the challenges in the big data space.  By the end of this second conversation it became apparent to me that there is a huge opportunity to be seized by companies that can leverage big data systems.


81 Analytics APIs: Google Analytics, SendGrid and Awe.sm

Wendell Santos, February 8th, 2012

Google AnalyticsOur API directory now includes 81 analytics APIs. The newest is the Clarabridge API. The most popular by far, in terms of mashups, is the Google Analytics API. We list 49 Google Analytics mashups which is seven times more than the nearest API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of analytics APIs.


The Last Great Hope for Math PhDs: Kontagent, Wrangler Of Big Data

Garrett Wilkin, February 1st, 2012

KontagentHave you ever heard of a Chief Science Officer? I recently spoke to Kontagent’s CSO and was excited to learn that Kontagent’s world of big data processing is one of the few places in the world in which academic exercise is directly applicable to industry.  Kontagent is a user analytics platform which can easily be integrated into any web site or mobile app.  The ease of integration results from the decision to provide a RESTful Kontagent API.


40 New APIs: Google, Facebook Analytics and PayPal Subscriptions

Adam DuVander, January 2nd, 2011

This week we had 40 new APIs added to our API directory including a social platform service, mobile push notification platform, random quote generator, file sharing and hosting site, digital asset management system, vehicle fleet tracking service, social media analytics platform, Google billing service and three ways to take payments and subscriptions with PayPal. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.


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