Today in APIs: Travelport’s Universal API for Asia, the Box & Dignity $100k App Challenge, and 20 New APIs

Greg Bates, October 3rd, 2013

TravelportTravelport launches its API for Asia. Box and Dignity create health education contest with $100,000 prize and plus benefits. Plus: Parasoft API testing provides automated and continuous testing, Adaptly becomes Twitter Ads API partner, and 20 new APIs.


Twitter Ushers in Second Round of Ads API Partners

Amy Castor, July 1st, 2013

In February, Twitter debuted its Ads API as a way for partners to integrate Twitter advertising management into their products. Twitter took baby steps in launching the program, initially giving only a handful of partners access to the API. Six months later, however, the microblogger has announced six new partners: Kenshoo Social, Optimal, SocialCode, SocialFlow, Unified and Voxsup.


466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


ActiGraph Announces ActiLife Analytics Product via API

Eric Carter, April 12th, 2013

ActiGraph, innovative provider of health monitoring solutions, has announced an API for its ActiveLife analysis software. ActiLife represents ActiGraph’s premier actigraphy data management and analysis platform. ActiLife enables different monitoring devices to collect data. The API will allow closed third party environments to integrate with ActiLife’s collection and analytics capabilities.


Today in APIs: Twitter IPO, API Design Pamphlet, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 28th, 2013

TwitterDoes Twitter’s API presage an IPO? API design by the book. Plus: How Gnip and FullContact combine their APIs, Twilio Fund adds 5 new companies, and 11 new APIs.


Transit Hackers Take Philly for a Ride

Tim Lytle, November 17th, 2011

SEPTA On a cool morning a group of hackers slowly filter into a downtown Philadelphia storefront. The whiteboard wall quickly fills up, as a few work on finding an accurate way to track the progress of a single chosen bus line. With phone in hand, others build systems providing schedules and stops via SMS and voice. A few keystrokes and another starts tracking the positions of trains, while across the the room, transportation information flickers across a screen, controlled simply by a pair of hands moving through the air.


56 New APIs: StackMob, Civicboom, Parse

Wendell Santos, October 30th, 2011

This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a realtime push messaging service, academic admissions services, a mobile device data exchange service, a news crowdsourcing platform, a data and analytics visualization service, and a secure internet identity service. Additionally, we covered one of the newest backend service providers. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


50 New APIs: PayPal Invoicing, CloudMine and New York City’s API

Wendell Santos, October 23rd, 2011
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This week we had 50 new APIs added to our API directory including an online payment service, image recognition service, backend-as-a-service platform, video hosting and publishing platform, crowdsourcing platform for startup funding and an app translation management service. We also previewd New York City’s thrid annual BigApps conference. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Flickr Mashup Books

John Musser, September 20th, 2006

Want to learn how to code your own mashups? Try reading a book. There’s a growing library of books available now that are either fully or partially dedicated to programming mashups. I’ll start a series of posts on these books starting with a few for the Flickr API:

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