44 New APIs: Sochi Olympics, Plivo, and Qualcomm

Melody Clark, February 23rd, 2014

This week, we had 44 new APIs added to our API directory including a company that builds app-enabled products, a hacker event listing service, and a digital magazine publishing platform. We also covered 2014’s Developer Week, which took place last week.

Ravello Ties Cloud Testing to Continuous Integration

Michael Vizard, February 13th, 2014

One of the challenges with testing applications in the cloud is that it’s difficult to replicate the production environment where those applications will ultimately run. No matter how big the cloud is, the data center where those applications are tested usually bears little resemblance to the data center where the applications will actually end up running.

PubNub Releases Connected Car Solution Kit

Michael Vizard, January 31st, 2014

Connected cars are one of the primary use cases for the Internet of Things (IoT) that capture the imagination of the general public and developers alike. At the Machine-2-Machine (M2M) Evolution Conference that was held this week at part of a larger ITEXPO event, PubNub announced that it is making available a Connected Car Solution Kit that developers can employ to access a range back-end cloud services that will enable to them to more easily build and deliver connected car applications.

PubNub Moves Into Connected Car Market

Mark Boyd, January 14th, 2014

Real-time network PubNub has solidified its move into the connected car market with a winning app designed for Ford. Announced at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the winning integration by PubNub took Ford’s dashboard API and created a real-time dispatch app. ProgrammableWeb spoke with both PubNub and Ford about how developers are partnering with car manufacturers to build out the connected car ecosystem.

Today in APIs: Apigee Buys InsightsOne API Analytics Company, and 8 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 8th, 2014

Apigee OAuthApigee acquires InsightsOne for deeper analytics. Cloud elements connects documents via one API. Plus: Genuitec customizes APIs for apps across web, mobile, cloud and desktop, PubNub and Ford’s vehicle dispatch app, and 8 new APIs.

152 Tracking APIs: Debuggify, ProFit and Snoobi

Matthew Scott, December 19th, 2013

Airbrake Our API directory now includes 152 tracking APIs. The newest is the YouTracker Icon Creator API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Airbrake API. We list 2 Airbrake mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of tracking APIs.

Riot Games API gives access to League of Legends Data

Romin Irani, December 18th, 2013

League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena video game is one of the most popular games of all time. Riot Games, publisher of the game, is poised to take it to new heights by listening to developer requests to provide access to game data. The newly released Riot Games API will give developers just that and with the tag of the most played video game in the world with 32 million plays every month, the possibilities are going to be interesting.

55 New APIs: Walmart, Pearson, and Deskero

Melody Clark, December 15th, 2013

This week, we had 55 new APIs added to our API directory including a human emotion detection service, a screenshot service API, and a vacation rentals application. We also explored Twitter’s take on API partnership success.

Today in APIs: Chrome’s Password-Free API, and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 11th, 2013

Google App EngineChrome OS could be going password-free thanks to a new API. Riot’s League of Legends data is now available through an API. Plus: Rainforest uses API for QA testers as an on demand service, and 12 new APIs.

APIs to Stream Car Crash Data to 911 Systems in Real-Time

Michael Vizard, November 7th, 2013

Even in the age where services such as OnStar from General Motors can be used to call for help in the event of an automobile accident, seconds still matter when it comes to major trauma injuries. As part of an effort to save more lives by relaying critical information faster, Rave Mobile Safety and public safety officials from King County, Washington, in cooperation with automotive providers of telematics data such as OnStar, demonstrated how APIs are being used to stream information in real time to the call centers manned by emergency services personnel.

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