54 Calendar APIs: Eventful, Google Calendar and Upcoming.org

Wendell Santos, May 8th, 2013

EventfulOur API directory now includes 54 calendar APIs. The newest is the InfoPark Web Calendar API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Eventful API. We list 47 Eventful mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of calendar APIs.

Cloud Storage APIs for the next generation Enterprise

Ajay Ohri, September 26th, 2012

Amazon S3As the world shifts to computing on the cloud , or what my non tech friends call, lots of servers connected to the internet, APIs become increasingly the lingua franca or working language to communicate to and fro from these clouds. Storage in the cloud has been of the earliest use cases and one which has increasingly made sense to create secure backups at a much cheaper rate.

199 Email APIs: SendGrid, Google Gmail and Yahoo Mail

Wendell Santos, August 7th, 2012

SendGridOur API directory now includes 199 email APIs. The newest is the Uptime Robot API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SendGrid API. We list 10 SendGrid mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of email APIs.

14 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twilio, Google Maps and Bit.ly

Wendell Santos, July 7th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google URL Shortener and LiveConnect. The most often used APIs this week are Bit.ly, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Messaging (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

63 New APIs: Microsoft, TED, TripAdvisor and HP

Wendell Santos, March 25th, 2012
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This week we had 63 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud storage service, TEDTalks video library, energy efficiency certification processing service, Microsoft services connection platform and a travel review and recommendation service. We also covered an API that can help you move. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Siri, Yelp, Government and 15 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 22nd, 2012

YelpApple now integrates with the Yelp API with its personal assistant app Siri. Sunlight Labs asks if governments really need APIs. Plus: APIs at NPR and PBS, Amazon routing and 15 new APIs.

The Evolution and Future of Real-time Browser Push

Phil Leggetter, February 25th, 2011

Real-timeIn the past months we have covered real-time client push services and seen the introduction of real-time client push technology and APIs to a number of services such as Superfeedr and DataSift. This focus on real-time push to client applications, and in particular web browser applications, is very exciting. The initial assumption would be that this movement has been triggered by an advancement in technology, and to some degree that is the case, but it might surprise you to know that the ability to push real-time updates into a web browser isn’t new and has in fact been around for a number of years.

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