Today in APIs: Beats Music Opens Its API

Greg Bates, March 10th, 2014

Beats Music’s API launched. Overview of 25 health care APIs. Plus: Apple and Google spar over maps in Carplay, and interoperability plans for Google genomics.


More Fitness Data Anyone? Salutron Launches LifeTrak API

Amy Castor, September 23rd, 2013

Salutron, the maker of the LifeTrak activity tracker, is launching a public API, so that developers can now interact with LifeTrak data in their own apps. The LifeTrak API supports Android and iOS applications and all current and future LifeTrak activity trackers with Bluetooth. The data you get with the API includes heart rate, all day calorie burn, all day steps, distance, sleep and actigraphy (rest and activity cycles).


Today in APIs: Bella Field Integrates with SugarCRM, Jawbone Opens Access to Up API, and 8 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 19th, 2013

Sugar CRMBella Field Service Software creates API for SugarCRM. Jawbone’s API for Up now accessible. Plus: Apiary secures funding, eight ways to use Instagram’s API, and 8 new APIs.


91 Sports APIs: FanFeedr, Seatwave and ESPN

Wendell Santos, August 1st, 2012

FanFeedr Sports NewsOur API directory now includes 91 sports APIs. The newest is the Fanatix API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the FanFeedr Sports News API. We list 13 FanFeedr Sports News mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of sports APIs.


Programming the Quantified Self: APIs to Track Health

Adam DuVander, March 26th, 2012

BodyMediaSXSW Interactive is probably best known now for its size. The event is spread through about half a dozen venues around downtown and greater Austin, Texas. And the parties that happen late into the night can be many Texas-sized blocks apart. It was a perfect place to track the activity–and inactivity–of a bunch of techies. Storing real-world data and making it accessible in the cloud is a growing trend, with a number of devices and APIs to facilitate it. Much of the focus so far has been on health, as it was at SXSW.


37 Health APIs: Google Health, Avvo and Fitbit

Wendell Santos, March 21st, 2012

AvvoOur API directory now includes 37 health APIs. The newest is the DailyMed API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Avvo API. We list 2 Avvo mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of health APIs.


11 New APIs: Travel, FCC and Real-time Push

Adam DuVander, September 19th, 2010

This week we had 11 new APIs added to our API directory including a gps data sharing service, fitness tracking service, social television service and two real-time push services. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.


Ready, Set and Go with MapMyFitness

Romin Irani, September 17th, 2010

MapMyFitnessIn the digital age, keeping yourself physically fit can be a challenge. What if you could manage your all your physical activities while at the same time engage your social network with it. Well, MapMyFitness, which runs a network of sites, caters exactly to that.


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