466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


API Spotlight: A Credit Card API, Movie Viewers to Movie Editors, and Birth Date Wonders

Matthew Scott, October 5th, 2012

Science.govOf 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 Science.gov API. The Science.gov API allows mobile search and connection to 12 federal agencies, including NASA, the FDA and the Environmental Protection Agency, with data going back to 1990. In a nutshell, government data is publicly available in accessible data sets. To learn more about the Science.gov API visit the Science.gov API site as well as the Science.gov blog post.


PlaceEngine API: Find Your Way With Wi-Fi

Kevin Sundstrom, October 1st, 2012

PlaceEngineServices like Find My iPhone and Where’s My Droid have been helping people relax for years. The relief that comes from knowing where your phone is and being able to lock it until you get there is amazing. However, what if you lose a device that does not connect to cellular networks, like most laptops. That is where PlaceEngine and the PlaceEngine API come in.


80 New APIs: Amazon Auto Scaling, Google Civic Information and Progressive SuperCREWS

Wendell Santos, September 30th, 2012
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This week we had 80 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud platform resource scaling service, civic information service, car insurance rate comparison service, text to speech service and digital content promotion services. We also looked at an emergency notification system now available via API.


Today in APIs: Yahoo Adds Geo Services to BOSS, 2012 Election Hackathon and 9 New APIs

Wendell Santos, September 27th, 2012

Yahoo BOSSYahoo gives BOSS developers geo services by rolling PlaceFinder and PlaceSpotter into the new BOSS Geo. The Washington Post announces an upcoming hackathon for the 2012 Presidential Election. Plus: The Gates Foundation hosts their own hackathon, Google Analytics now offers iOS6 support and 9 new APIs.


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