The SpringSense API has reclaimed the title of “World’s Best Accuracy”. Yangaroo has launched a new Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) platform API. Plus: EroAdvertising introduces ‘Secure API’ for exporting stats data and 9 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 108 global APIs. The newest is the Msg2send API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio SMS API. We list 173 Twilio SMS mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of 108 APIs.
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In Abraham Lincoln’s famous A House Divided speech, he detailed the importance of planning: “If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it.” The same need holds true in the API world. Thus, technical writers and documentarians will embark on a two journey in hopes to refine the technical documentation and writing process at Write the Docs (April 8-9).
This past week 22 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 3 different APIs were used to build them. and one of the less frequently seen APIs includes Parse. The most often used APIs this week are DocuSign Enterprise and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (1 APIs, 1 mashups), Enterprise (1 APIs, 19 mashups) and Backend (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups.
Listrak is an email marketing company solely focused on the ecommerce channel. By getting to know their clients in depth, reviewing clickstream data and transactional history, and plotting customers on a lifecycle grid, Listrak is focused on delivering two things, according to CEO Ross Kramer, “help our customers acquire more new customers, and sell more to existing customers.” The Listrak SOAP API makes automation of managing email campaigns easier.
The Gray Lady is getting her code on. In Andre Behrens’s New York Times blog, Open, billed as “All the code that’s fit to printf(),” he recounts events on coding and science held in 2012. Two of the notable events were the well-attended one on Big Data and Smarter Scaling and their Open Source Science Fair.
Google demonstrates Glass Mirror API at SXSW. Partners demonstrate their usage of Twitter Ads API. Plus: Wowzer announces an API for Video Interviewing and 13 New APIs.
For mobile developers looking to launch a full-featured app fast, a mobile backend provider makes sense. Newly wide open Moblico is hardly new to the task. The company has been serving up the mobile backend of big companies since 2009. Now any developer can get started with the Moblico API to launch apps, with access to the features built explicitly for customer requests. Users, location and deals are among the areas covered by the new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which included the OneID API. OneID aims to end the problem that many people have with too many usernames and passwords. It does so by combing a users security keys into one big, encrypted “blob.” Apparently this information is more secure than normal user authentication practices and is callable via the OneID API. Once a users information is in the blob, OneID authenticates a user when they are trying to log into a site by confirming three different digital signatures on different devices. To learn more about OneID functionality, visit the OneID site as well as the OneID API blog post.