531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.


945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.


46 Research APIs: DataUnison, Mendeley, LexisNexis and Zotero

Wendell Santos, April 24th, 2012

MendeleyOur API directory now includes 46 research APIs. The newest is the Globus Online Transfer API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Mendeley API. We list 3 Mendeley mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of research APIs.


Today in APIs: Google Plus Hangouts, Facebook Photos by Location and 17 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 28th, 2012

Google Plus HangoutsGoogle quickly ushered its Google Plus Hangouts API out of preview mode, meaning apps built on the service can now be launched. Facebook also made changes to its API, bringing location to photo and status objects. Plus: redefining TV Guide via API, an OpenSocial platform and 17 new APIs.


195 Science APIs: Springer, EPA and NCBI

Wendell Santos, March 28th, 2012

NCBI EntrezOur API directory now includes 195 science APIs. The newest is the AnnotQTL API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the NCBI Entrez API. We list 4 NCBI Entrez mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of science APIs.


40 New APIs: Google, Facebook Analytics and PayPal Subscriptions

Adam DuVander, January 2nd, 2011

This week we had 40 new APIs added to our API directory including a social platform service, mobile push notification platform, random quote generator, file sharing and hosting site, digital asset management system, vehicle fleet tracking service, social media analytics platform, Google billing service and three ways to take payments and subscriptions with PayPal. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.


75 New APIs This Week: Instagram, AOL ShoutCast and Two Social Network Platforms

Adam DuVander, December 19th, 2010

This week we had 75 new APIs added to our API directory including a subscription billing service, an SEO rank monitoring service, an online helpdesk tool, a shopping cart service, a recommendations platform, a lithuanian microblogging service an two Ning-like social network platforms. Additionally, we covered two of the APIs more in-depth with full blog posts. Tracing the Past Street by Street looked at the Addressing History API. Then we took a peek at unofficial documentation to the official Instagram API, which we called The Full-featured, Unpublished Instagram API. Below you’ll find more detail on all 75 new APIs.


Yodlee’s FinApp Store: The iGoogle of Personal Finance

Jeremy Glassenberg, November 24th, 2010

Yodlee FinApp StoreYodlee is extending its platform with an SDK and a new marketplace called the FinApp Store. Recently out of beta, the service enables the creation of apps that exist within the Yodlee interface, to be distributed within its partner services.


35 New APIs: SMS Messaging, Shopping Cart Migration and Semantic Tools

Adam DuVander, November 14th, 2010

This week we had 35 new APIs added to our API directory including a tool to geolocate by ip address, spelling correction service, cost per click advertising network, bulk sms messaging service, opensocial service and web page text summarization tool. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.


18 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Google, GovTrack.us, LyricsFly, OpenSocial, and YouTube

John Musser, May 7th, 2010

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include billomat, Infosniper.net and mite. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon EC2, Google Maps and GovTrack.us. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (3 APIs, 4 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 8 mashups) and Search (2 APIs, 2 mashups).


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