New Charts, Features Join the Google Visualization API

Janet Wagner, February 13th, 2014

GoogleGoogle has released a new version of the Google Visualization API that features new chart types including sankey diagrams, calendar charts and annotation charts. The release also includes new features and improvements such as string to number conversion in datatables, the ability to export corecharts and geocharts as PNGs, and crosshairs for scatter, line and combo charts.

The Rise of .io Domain Names for APIs

Adam DuVander, August 28th, 2013

Put.ioTalk to developers about their cache of great domain names and these days you’re likely to find a few Dot IOs in the mix. The ProgrammableWeb directory tracks the growth of this TLD, where the .io stands for Indian Ocean, not input/output. No matter, APIs and other developer-oriented services have made the domain extension popular, with nearly 100 APIs in the directory hosted on .io domains.

10 Web Design APIs: Build, Validate and Show it Off

Allen Tipper, July 22nd, 2011

When designing web pages, we use any tools we can get our hands on to make the experience easier and faster. Today we’re going to take a look at 10 web design APIs that, in different ways, can be very useful.

31 New APIs: My Opera, Aculab Cloud, Real-Time Group Chat

Wendell Santos, June 19th, 2011

This week we had 31 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud based telephony service, online video conferencing service, real-time group chat application, local deals aggregation service, crowd-sourced copy editing service, music industry data tracking service and twitter picture search. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.

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