This week we had 58 new APIs added to our API directory including USDA content for economic and policy issues, White House policy content, global retail printing service, US cancer statistics and enterprise cloud computing service. In addition we covered a website quality management API and a d3 powered business analytics API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which include the Converser API. The Converser API is a communication platform that brings businesses and developers in better contact with their customers and users. Functionality includes the creation of offers, polls, questions, and compensations to be sent to the customer at will. On top of this, real time tracking when users are actively using and application with the Converser API. To learn more about the Converser API visit the Converser site as well as the Converser API blog post.
How Are You? Is a UK-based application that provides a free service for NHS patients and NHS healthcare professionals, enabling them to create personal online health records that can be easily managed and shared where necessary. This kind of application has the potential to greatly enhance and improve the future of eHealth, and by providing the How Are You API, the service makes it possible for its handy functionality to be accessed and integrated with other applications.
Our API directory now includes 152 UK APIs. The newest is the Service-X API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the BBC API. We list 28 BBC mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of UK APIs.
Our API directory now includes 316 government APIs. The newest is the Google Civic Information API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of government APIs.
Our API directory now includes 72 medical APIs. The newest is the pVerify 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 medical APIs.
Our 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.
This past week 18 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Bing Translator, Google Distance Matrix, Google Page Speed Online, Martindale-Hubbell, National Library of Medicine DIRLINE, NHS, PeerIndex and Yahoo Address Book. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 8 mashups), Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Other (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
If you’ve ever wished you had quick access to your medical records wherever you are, developer Ford Parsons has created a native iPhone application you might want to try. Health Cloud uses the Google Health API to bring your medical records direct to your iPhone. If you a have Google Health account this mobile app gives convenient immediate access to your health records. By the time you’re an adult, you’ve had all kinds of visits to doctors, vaccinations at various intervals, injuries, etc. Who can remember what happened when, what the treatment was, or even which doctor handled the situation? Centralizing this information is the benefit that Google Health provides.