31 CMS APIs: WordPress, Decibel and StorageRoom

Wendell Santos, July 2nd, 2013

WordPress.comOur API directory now includes 31 CMS APIs. The newest is the Contentful API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the WordPress.com API. We list 3 WordPress.com mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of CMS APIs.

40 Reviews APIs: TripAdvisor, Shopzilla and US Yellow Pages

Wendell Santos, June 18th, 2013

ShopzillaOur API directory now includes 40 reviews APIs. The newest is the Open Game API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Shopzilla API. We list 27 Shopzilla mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reviews APIs.

38 New APIs: Sunlight Foundation, WeatherSource and Hoppit

Wendell Santos, May 19th, 2013

This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory including a weather data service, national digital library, personalized restaurant recommendations and photos, U.S. political contributions database and remote home heating control service. In addition we covered an API that helps simplify event marketing. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

API Spotlight: Popyoular, BIPS, and They Said So APIs

Matthew Scott, May 18th, 2013

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 Cloudera Developer Kit. This kit will help developers build applications in Hadoop environments by providing them with API tools and reducing the barriers to entry. Meaning the rather expensive environment will be more open due to efficiency tips and tools provided by the CDK. To learn more about what exactly the Cloudera developer kit does, visit the Cloudera site as well as the Cloudera API blog post.

Get People Talking About Your Content With Popyoular’s API

Candice McMillan, May 16th, 2013

PopyoularWord of mouth is a powerful marketing tool, and businesses (not to mention the consumers), can benefit greatly from helpful reviews. Popyoular is an editorial review-based recommendation and discovery platform. It’s aimed specifically at film, music, books and games. The idea is to connect a website’s good content with trusted reviews and opinions about that content, helping to keep users engaged and directing them to things they may otherwise have overlooked. Popyoular’s API makes it possible for developers to integrate this functionality into any other website.

Today in APIs: USDA Farmers Market Directory API, Google Play Games Services API and 9 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, May 15th, 2013

The USDA has announced the release of a new farmers market API. Google gets serious about gaming with a cross-platform gaming API. Plus: the Mirror API for Glass is ‘awfully prohibited and closed’ and 9 new APIs.

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