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.


Google Releases Multi-Channel Funnels Reporting API

Candice McMillan, August 2nd, 2012

Google AnalyticsUnderstanding the mind of the consumer is the crux of any marketing campaign, and having the ability to monitor whether these efforts are working or not is priceless. Thanks to Google’s release of Multi-Channel Funnels in Google Analytics last year, this is a possibility. There have been numerous requests that this data be made available via an API, and finally it’s here, Google has released the Multi-Channel Funnels Reporting API.


Lollapalooza 2012 Invites Entries for Official Fan App

Romin Irani, May 18th, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012, a major U.S. music festival is only a few months away. With top of the line artists and attendees, the Event can sure do with an application that can provide fans with all the information they need about artists, events and the happenings at Lollapalooza 2012. Here is your chance to take centre stage and get your app selected as the Official Fan App for Lollapalooza 2012.


93 Events APIs: Eventful, Upcoming, Google Calendar

Wendell Santos, May 1st, 2012

EventfulOur API directory now includes 93 events APIs. The newest is the Eventility API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Eventful API. We list 46 Eventful mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of events APIs.


160 Music APIs: Last.fm, SoundCloud and Spotify

Wendell Santos, January 18th, 2012

Last.fmOur API directory now includes 160 music APIs. The newest is the Spotify Apps API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Last.fm API. We list 206 Last.fm mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of music APIs.


HackLolla Winners: Enjoy Lollapalooza Now or Later

Allen Tipper, July 15th, 2011

LollapaloozaThe HackLolla API contest is done and we have the info about the awesome mashups that won prizes in it. The music loving developer contest, announced in May, urged applications coded against the Lollapalooza schedule and artist discovery.


Shoudio Helps You Tag Places With Audio

Allen Tipper, June 13th, 2011

ShoudioShoudio is an amusing iOS application made to tag places with audio snippets. These can be anything a user imagines, and a lot of fun could be had with this. For example, integrating this into Geocaching could be a lot of fun, allowing things like audio hints to help Geocachers find the cache. However, the developers of Shoudio didn’t want it limited to just one platform, so they released a Shoudio API to allow clients for other platforms, and fun mashups.


Lollapalooza API Could Help Music Lovers Have Fun

Allen Tipper, May 9th, 2011

LollapaloozaMajor U.S. music festival Lollapalooza is catering to hackers with its new Lollapalooza API and a contest. Even though music may be of interest to those who program, music festivals normally don’t fall under our purview here at ProgrammableWeb. We’re excited that this acclaimed music festival is making its data available to the public this year so developers can build applications involving their scheduling and artist info.


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