This week, we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a web application for biomedical concept information, a backend-as-a-service for building and maintaining applications, and an image processing service API. We also added several new “how-to” blogposts, from how to visualize Twitter updates over time to how to use the Twilio API.
Yelp takes a big step forward by acquiring Qype. Chirpify expands its social commerce platform to include Instagram. Plus: Zuckerberg and Facebook have thought about charging for its APIs, but advertising is better, Rackspace Cloud Block Storage is now in unlimited availability and 14 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 443 enterprise APIs. The newest is the Swift-Kanban API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the LinkedIn API. We list 48 LinkedIn mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of enterprise APIs.
YouTube is making changes to its API that reflects its new video tagging policy. Lokad released a new pricing structure that follows a Freemium model. Plus: Fitness and the Facebook Open Graph, Diffbot Developer Newsletter is written in JSON and 25 new APIs.
We list over 2600+ APIs in our directory across various categories. As we move into the new year, we are likely to see more the best practices for API providers to meet developer expectation,s while at the same time meet the scale that is expected from the most heavily used of APIs. Recently tips from the founder of the Lokad API, a sales forecasting service, summarized some of her tips for API design.
Out of the over 500 APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, how many are offered by companies based in Europe? With MashupCamp Dublin in a couple weeks, this seems like a good question. In taking a look at the directory there are at least 28 European APIs (that is, companies headquartered or founded in Europe, even though [...]
Continuing from yesterday’s post on new APIs for maps, photos and email, here are three more new entries to the API directory:
gubb: A web-based application to create, manage and share lists. The gubb API is one of those that has abilities not in the core product, in this case it allows filtering and querying of [...]