API Spotlight: Nobel Prize, Deal Engine, and Smart911Connect APIs

Matthew Scott, February 22nd, 2013

SongMeaningsOf the many APIs we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twelve, which include the SongMeanings API. SongMeanings is a social entertainment platform that allows users to follow their favorite artist and search/ debate the underlying lyrical meaning of songs. The site boasts over 1,800,000 licensed tracks, all of which encourage their users to contribute any lyrics the site does not have. The SongMeanings API makes the database accessible to developers who can retrieve song meanings by song ID numbers. To learn more about the SongMeanings API visit the SongMeanings site as well as the SongMeanings API blog post.

People Saying Nice Things About Your Business? Broadcast It: Propers API

Candice McMillan, February 20th, 2013

PropersA good recommendation can give your business a substantial boost. But just how do you get your potential customers to see the good things that others are saying about your company? Propers is a real-time recommendation engine that allows users to gather these recommendations and display them where required. Propers also provides the Proper API which allows third party developers to make use of this functionality and integrate it with other applications.

57 New APIs: Checkbox, Drillster, and Glow

Kevin Sundstrom, February 17th, 2013

This week we had 57 new APIs added to our API directory including an international discount hotel room search service, an online billing system, an esport event tools, a mobile advertising service, a hosted survey and questionnaire service, a spam-resistant short-term contact service and a french banking application service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Kii’s App Analytics Tool, Tesla’s API, and 14 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 14th, 2013

Kii CloudKii lets you define the metrics you measure. Tesla’s app–the API is out of the bag. Plus: turning social data into social meaning, Facebook alerts developers on API errors, and 14 new APIs.

Today In APIs: Twilio SMS powered Art Auction, Private API security concerns and 11 New APIs

Romin Irani, January 18th, 2013

TwilioTwilio SMS powers an Art Auction. OKCupid App fixes security issues in private API. Plus: Google Adds Reviews to Places API, testing the API backend of your mobile solution and 11 new APIs.

47 New APIs: Quora, MapQuest and Google

Adam DuVander, January 16th, 2011

This week we had 39 new APIs added to our API directory including a Twitter advertising service, url shortening service, Google Buzz search engine, web telephony service and a Frisbee finding service. We wrote about several of these new APIs on the blog, including Quora quickly released Alpha API, Google’s URL Shortener and MapQuest’s OpenStreetMap mapping platform. Below is more detail on each of these 39 new APIs:

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