Of the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which included the ParkMe API. ParkMe utilizes heat mapping to help users find empty parking spots in busy cities. For cold/blue heat signatures mean less activity where as red/hot means more activity. Depending on the area, these colors could mean open or taken spots. The ParkMe API simply allows developers to integrate the ParkMe functionality with their applications.
In a world where social networks are a big part of everyday life, photo uploading and sharing has become hugely popular and with that, the need for the average person to be able to easily edit their photos as they please. PhotoCat is an online and mobile application for editing and retouching images. Created by a team of photography and tech enthusiasts, the application is designed to make photo editing a fun and simple experience for anyone. PhotoCat’s API makes this functionality available to be integrated with other applications.
This week we had 50 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile application advertising and monetization service, a webrtc video and audio services, a shipment tracking and notification service, an indoor mapping and commerce platform, a mobile application backend service, an unofficial transformice leaderboard and an online store for custom device covers. We also covered an API that changes the way payment processing works. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Facebook kills Yandex Wonder by denying access to the Facebook Graph API. Evernote announced an overhauled developer resource site that aims to please all. Plus: Google makes AdWords API usage free, building a RESTful API with ExpressionEngine templates and 12 New APIs.