62 Blogging APIs: Pownce, Poodz and Yammer

Matthew Scott, November 28th, 2013

FeedBurnerOur API directory now includes 62 blogging APIs. The newest is the Jux API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Feedburner API. We list 34 FeedBurner mashups .

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.

53 Microblogging APIs: Twitter, TwitPic and What The Trend

Wendell Santos, May 22nd, 2012

Our API directory now includes 53 microblogging APIs. The newest is the Sohu Microblogging API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list 708 Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of microblogging APIs.

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Google to Shut-down 3 APIs

Andres Ferrate, January 16th, 2009

Google NotebookThis week Google announced that it will discontinue development on some of its services, and in some instances, discontinue the services all together. According to the Google Code Blog, Jaiku, Dodgeball, and Mashup Editor will be affected by this decision; in addition, Google Video will no longer support uploads and Google Notebook will cease to accept new signups. The blogosphere has been abuzz with the news, and there are mixed reactions to the decision, although it seems like the general consensus is that Google trimmed its efforts on services that had either stalled, were redundant, or had failed to capture sufficient market share to make them worthwhile web properties. ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, Search Engine Land, Mashable, and CNET all have additional information on Google’s news.

Amazon and Pownce Shut Down APIs

John Musser, December 4th, 2008

Alexa Web SearchAmazon has announced that they will no longer be supporting the Alexa Web Search API. This web service has been in operation since December 2005 and offered developers access to Alexa’s underlying search engine. Note, this search API is different than the API to Alexa Web Information Service, which provides access to things like the web site traffic metrics Alexa collects (for more on the APIs, see our Alexa Web Search and Alexa Web Information Service profiles).

Yahoo Fire Eagle Geo-Location Service Goes Public

Andres Ferrate, August 13th, 2008

After much anticipation since its private beta release in March, Yahoo! has made Fire Eagle publicly available. Fire Eagle is an open geo-location platform that allows users to broadcast their geographic location to the Web while at the same time giving the the ability to easily control how and on which sites location data is shared (our Fire Eagle API profile).

Create PDFs via Code with Adobe Share API

Raymond Yee, April 9th, 2008

Adobe has updated Share, their service for document sharing and management, so that users can now convert uploaded documents into PDF and they also have exposed this functionality in the Share API.

Seesmic Acquires Twitter Mashup Twhirl

John Musser, April 4th, 2008

As reported at TechCrunch, the popular Twitter client twhirl created by German developer Marco Kaiser has been acquired by video chat service Seesmic.

Pownce API v2

John Musser, March 3rd, 2008

Last week Pownce’s Leah Culver announced the availability of the Pownce API v2. What’s new?

New Mashups via Pownce, Twitter, Technorati

John Musser, February 22nd, 2008

What happened on the Programmable Web this week? Besides the 8 new API listed there were also 34 new mashups that in total used 31 different APIs

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