Twitter seems to be everywhere, from popular restaurants to ESPN and all the way back to the average users looking for their first follower, and you can guarantee if there is a fan there will be a following. With the recent announcement of Twitters planned IPO, of course being announced to the world through a Tweet, means that twitter could soon be a part of every ones business without even having a twitter. As Wall Street will continue to talk about the news, we will take a different approach and highlight what developers are doing with the Twitter API. This week we will take a look at the recent mashups leveraging Twitter.
This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 15 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BookMooch, PeekYou Social Analytics, Travel Booking Engine and Travel Booking Network. The most often used APIs this week areGoodreads, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Travel (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Internet (2 APIs, 2 mashups).
EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, will host its 4G UK Hackathon June 22-23. EE recently announced its API partners whose APIs will be used at the hackathon. The event will feature LinkedIn, Pusher, Peerindex, and Wikitude APIs, and each company will provide representatives for assistance regarding respective APIs. The event will focus on developing apps that take advantage of 4G LTE network speeds.
This week we had 98 new APIs added to our API directory including an online dictionary, enterprise collaboration and social networking service, White House petition data, campaign management service, and standardized open data resource. In addition we covered a new API status board. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This week we had 47 new APIs added to our API directory including an application monitoring and metric service, cloud-based game development platform, data analytics service, accounting and bookkeeping service and real-time error tracking and monitoring service. In addition we covered an API for streamlining real estate transactions. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This week we had 45 new APIs added to our API directory including a crowdsourced online task assistance service, managed hosting solutions, social network profiling tool, workforce management service and multi-channel messaging service. In addition we covered and API that helps analysts evaluate intelligence data. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Communicating the value of your API is a simple, but often missed, step that can position your platform incredibly well among partners. How you describe the value of your offering is important messaging that should inform visiting partners and developers why your API is worth exploring and how it brings the missing content or service to their business and/or application.
Shapeways aims to improve 3D printing apps with updated API. PeerIndex looks to offer insight into influence on social networks. Plus: Twitter’s API keys and secrets for apps revealed and Apigee announces the Apigee API Summits Tour.
Our 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.