In the not too distant future unified communications will be a feature embedded in almost every new Web application, which from a developer perspective means that most end users are going to soon view most existing applications as nothing short of being antiquated.The W3C is currently working out the details of a WebRTC specification that essentially puts support for a real-time communication engine directly in the browser.
Of the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, those ten will get thrown into the spotlight. Todays featured APIs include The Giving Lab API, which considers itself a charity and aims to help charities reach their goals through the technical side. To read more about how The Giving Lab is making giving, fundraising and paying money to charity easier, visit The Giving Lab API post and The Giving Lab Site.
Plivo was founded after its founders, Venky Balasubramanian and Michael Ricordeau, found each other on Github and collectively decided, “[t]elephony is complex.” Today, Plivo’s focus is simple in statement, but complex in execution: Plivo offers “simple and powerful APIs that make it easier for businesses to develop telephony applications.” Plivo’s building block APIs allow developers to create telephony applications without learning the nuts and bolts of legacy telephony.
Twitterrific announces that it will be moving forward with it’s update. Facebooks announced changes to it’s “App Dashboard”. Plus: Mendley’s open API changes academic publishing, Plivo takes on Twilio, and 11 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 373 telephony APIs. The newest is the ClickMeeting API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio API. We list 343 Twilio mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of telephony APIs.
This week we had 81 new APIs added to our API directory including a customer referral service, news content metadata service, corporate sustainability initiative, cloud based email service, eBay notification management service and social music playback integration. In addition we covered WorldMate’s launch of their e-mail parsing API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This week we had 78 new APIs added to our API directory including a data integration service, travel booking service, user social information and data service, wallet checkout service and social eCommerce sharing platform. In addition we covered the release of the Seamless Food Delivery API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.