This week we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including a content management system for applications, file sharing and organizing service, text processing and translation service, product customization service, and multi-channel commerce platform. In addition we covered an issue tracking API and an API for managing email newsletters. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 270 video APIs. The newest is the WorldStream TV API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the YouTube API. We list 645 YouTube mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of video APIs.
Our API directory now includes 73 voice APIs. The newest is the Ivona API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio API. We list 340 Twilio mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of voice APIs.
Our API directory now includes 57 chat APIs. The newest is the Imo Games API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Skype API. We list 28 Skype mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of chat APIs.
This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon Flexible Payments Service, Enthusem, Heroku, ImageShack, Intel CPU, Meebo, Mendeley, Microsoft Translator, Science Museum , SendGrid, TeachStreet Classes and Courses, TweetPhoto and Twitgoo. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups), Other (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Utility (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Sure, YouTube gets all the press. And YouTube gets most of the mashups. But when it comes to video APIs, there’s a lot more than just YouTube. In fact, there are 100 video APIs, from live content Ustream to micro-vlogging 12 seconds.
The world of video APIs continues its impressive surge, with 40 APIS now listed on ProgrammableWeb, up from the 30 video APIs profiled in February and more than double the 19 video APIs from last fall. And more video mashups appear every week, now with 340 video mashups listed.