945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur 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.

Gravatar API Enables One Avatar to Rule Them All

Allen Tipper, May 11th, 2011

GravatarGravatar is an attempt to allow users to have one globally recognized avatar. The service, around for several years, allows a user can set an image as an avatar and have it recognized on a variety of sites. Later, users can change an avatar once and have it change on every Gravatar-enabled site that they use. Though the service is somewhat well known, what is not is its robust API for developers to integrate the Gravatar service into their own sites.

68% of All PollDaddy Polls Created via Their API

Tina Gasperson, April 21st, 2009

PollDaddyPollDaddy, one of the most popular online poll and survey creation services, recently opened their new API to the public. The basic PollDaddy service provides free accounts for creating polls and surveys, or a Pro upgrade that eliminates sponsored links and allows higher numbers of survey responses than the free version. Now with the API, the core poll creation and reporting services are available to developers (details at our PollDaddy API profile).

7 New APIs: From Amazon MapReduce to iPhone Analytics

John Musser, April 12th, 2009

There’s at least one new API added per day here on ProgrammableWeb, and although this week’s new additions varied widely, there was a bit of an “analytics” theme. New analytics-centric web service listings included the WebTrends API, the Pinch API for iPhone developers and the chartbeat API. Also of note are the Amazon MapReduce API and the New York Times Real Estate API. Here’s the full list of new entries:

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