Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics Foster Growth

Janet Wagner, February 21st, 2014

ProgrammableWebMachine learning technology, which is defined in this ProgrammableWeb article, is starting to become a common component in many types of technology platforms. Machine learning has led to the advent of predictive analytics, which has been rapidly growing in usage and is becoming an important aspect of business operations and processes.

New York Times on its TimesOpen Events: A Look Back at 2012

Greg Bates, March 13th, 2013

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.

Today In APIs: ESPN API Updates for the Olympics, LinkedIn Revamps API Terms, Releases API and 15 New APIs

Wendell Santos, August 9th, 2012
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ESPNGet all of the latest Olympic news and updates with the newly updated ESPN API. LinkedIn reaches out to its developers by opening up a much requested functionality of its API. Plus: API for the Dash Analytics platform is made public and 15 new APIs.

81 Analytics APIs: Google Analytics, SendGrid and

Wendell Santos, February 8th, 2012

Google AnalyticsOur API directory now includes 81 analytics APIs. The newest is the Clarabridge API. The most popular by far, in terms of mashups, is the Google Analytics API. We list 49 Google Analytics mashups which is seven times more than the nearest API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of analytics APIs.

64 New APIs:, ImageCollect and Yottaa

Wendell Santos, January 29th, 2012
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This week we had 64 new APIs added to our API directory including a content publishing analytics service, social publishing platform, celebrity photo library, social commerce platform, cost splitting service and website optimization service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: YouTube History, Amazon Cloud Updates and 19 New APIs

Adam DuVander, January 25th, 2012

YouTubeThe web’s largest video site has added a new personalization feature to its YouTube API. Sure to be misunderstood as a privacy concern, the service now lets applications access viewing history for authenticated users. Amazon also made two announcements related to its storage and database services. That and 19 new APIs round out today in APIs.

Dashing Analytics for Publishers Shows Value of APIs

Adam DuVander, January 24th, 2012

Parse.lyHigh traffic, content-rich sites want to slice their analytics in different ways than, say, an e-commerce site. That’s the concept behind Dash, a new product to provide “fresh insights” to these publishers with a price tag starting at $499 per month. Interestingly, the company’s three pricing tiers each come with another level of API access. Despite the beautiful graphs provided by Dash, it’s clear that sometimes getting at insights programmatically is preferred.

67 Recommendations APIs: Rotten Tomatoes, CleverSet and Evri

Wendell Santos, January 17th, 2012

EvriHaving just looked at recommendation mashups in our directory, we now turn our eye to APIs in that category. Our API directory now includes 67 recommendations APIs. The newest is the Food Genuis API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Evri API. We list 6 Evri mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of recommendations 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.

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