API Spotlight: O*net, Refill, and the ParkMe API

Matthew Scott, February 8th, 2013

ParkMeOf 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 included the ParkMe API. ParkMe utilizes heat mapping to help users find empty parking spots in busy cities. For cold/blue heat signatures mean less activity where as red/hot means more activity. Depending on the area, these colors could mean open or taken spots. The ParkMe API simply allows developers to integrate the ParkMe functionality with their applications.


On the Job with the o*net API: US Department of Labor Exports Career Data

Greg Bates, February 5th, 2013

O*NETAre you at a career crossroads? Or are you a developer trying to help those who are and those who needs data on the world of work? According to the US Department of Labor’s o*net, their resource center is “ the nation’s primary source of occupational information.” The site can be used to download the O*NET database, career exploration tools, job analysis questionnaires, employer guides, and technical reports.”The o*net API makes their data available for use in your apps.


64 New APIs: Bitly, Goodzer, Clipped

Adam DuVander, January 27th, 2013

This week we had 64 new APIs added to our API directory including a voice messaging service, document and url summarization service, flight routing data service, casino game distribution platform, meme faces download service, random number generator and car information and pricing service. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: New Twitter API Console, Amazon In-App Purchasing, and 4 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, January 23rd, 2013

Adam Green released a new Twitter API Console that deserves a look. Amazon has expanded in-app purchasing to Mac, Pc, and Web platforms. Plus: 7 important considerations for building a dynamic API and 4 new APIs


70 Jobs APIs: Indeed, Simply Hired and CareerBuilder

Wendell Santos, January 23rd, 2013

indeedOur API directory now includes 70 jobs APIs. The newest is the O*NET API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the indeed API. We list 34 indeed mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of jobs APIs.


83 New APIs: Mozilla Persona, Votizen and Social Crawlytics

Wendell Santos, October 28th, 2012

This week we had 83 new APIs added to our API directory including a candidate and issue advocacy service, website and application identity login service, social media metrics service, ecommerce shop creation service, social sign in and authentication service. In addition we covered TappingStone’s efforts to stand out from the crowd and how Datownia allows anyone to create an API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today In APIs: Google Maps building footprints, Bing Ads V7 to retire and 17 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 19th, 2012

BingGoogle Maps now covers over 25 million building footprints across United States. Developers using Bing Ads V7 need to migrate to V8 by early 2013. Plus: Facebook announces SDK 3.0 Beta for Android, Twistory becomes another Twitter API casualty and 17 New APIs


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