API Spotlight: Invisiblehand, Honeywell Comfort Control and Beanbooks API

Matthew Scott, September 15th, 2013

InvisibleHandOf the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those eight by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the Invisible Hand API.  Invisible Hand, web browser add-on, is dedicated to informing the user of the cheapest price on millions of products ranging from flight discounts to tooth brushes. It does so by matching UPC, ISBN and EANs to products from the search box. Furthermore, it includes roughly 700 retailers and 600 Airlines and has saved users a breath taking one billin dollars since its inception. To learn more about the Invisible Hand API visit the Invisible Hand site as well as the Invisible Hand API blog post.

43 New APIs: Choir.io, Engage and Minicloud

Matthew Scott, September 14th, 2013

This week we had 43 new APIs added to our API directory including a centralized platform provided by the U.S government to aid small businesses, ambient sounds for real time events, a cloud service brokerage platform that, which is highly scalable and customizable, and a cloud-based hosting service that can scale up or down depending on site traffic.

Minicloud: Democratizing the Web with Flexible Hosting Options

Greg Bates, September 11th, 2013

MiniCloud Minicloud solves a seemingly intractable conundrum: how do you get the advantages of dedicated hosting without the pricey service and the technical headaches? Minicloud provides unparalleled flexibility, not only in pricing but in a range of features. The Minicloud REST API allows users to modify and terminate those services through third party apps. It joins over 200 APIs focused on hosting in our API directory.

Today in APIs: Sony Launches Camera API, E-Control Systems Fusion Live API, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 9th, 2013

Sony Online Entertainment DataSony opens camera API for remote access. E-Control Systems gives Fusion Live an API. Plus: Facebook launches Keyword Insights & Public Feed APIs, open APIs are key to connecting with customers, and 10 new APIs.

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