17 APIs Used in 7 Days: DocuSign Enterprise, Quova and Viralheat

Matthew Scott, October 5th, 2013

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlchemyAPIChatterbox,DatumBoxGeo IP LookupNokia MapsQuovaRepustateSemantriaSkyttle and Viralheat. The most often used APIs this week are DocuSign Enterprisefoursquare and Geo IP Lookup. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 6 mashups), Tools (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Mapping (4 APIs, 4 mashups).


48 IP APIs: Hostip.info, MaxMind and CDYNE

Wendell Santos, July 30th, 2013

hostip.infoOur API directory now includes 48 IP APIs. The newest is the konvert.me API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Hostip.info API. We list 18 Hostip.info mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of IP APIs.


466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


61 Geolocation APIs: Panoramio, Google Gears and Yahoo

Wendell Santos, March 14th, 2012

PanoramioOur API directory now includes 61 geolocation APIs. The newest is the Onuma WFS API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Panoramio API. We list 45 Panoramio mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of geolocation APIs.


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twilio, Yelp and Travel Booking

Wendell Santos, August 13th, 2011

This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AddThis Services, Amazon Flexible Payments Service, Amazon SES, BookingMarkets, Google Shopping Search, Mediaburst SMS, Open Dining Network Food Ordering, PeerIndex, Quova and Springer. The most often used APIs this week are Mediaburst SMS, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups), Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Reference (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Quova Adds JSON, Keeps XML, As It Expands Developer Portal

Allen Tipper, June 14th, 2011

QuovaQuova’s is a geolocation service, went free last November. The company has revamped its developer portal and added a few awesome new features to the Quova API. The company also added JSON as a response format, as so many other APIs have lately. Unlike the APIs ditching XML, Quova is keeping the XML format and expanding developer options. Also, the company added a developer forum and app gallery to its portal, to encourage community around its API.


Over $100,000 Awaits in Developer Contests

Adam DuVander, April 15th, 2011

$1000Contests continue to be a great way for API providers to encourage use of their platforms. These contests also quickly increase the number of apps built on a platform, which makes a difference when developers are later assessing potential APIs with which to integrate. Contests can also be a great deal for developers in terms of exposure, as well as monetary compensation. Our list of contests shows that over $100,000 is up for grabs.


Contest With a Twist: Non-Mobile Location Apps?

Adam DuVander, March 14th, 2011

QuovaMobile may be the rage, but there’s a whole breed of location applications possible from desktop and laptop computers. The trick is IP geolocation and the company behind the Quova API wants developers to push the boundaries with its new contest. The company will announce the contest today at SXSW, but Quova’s Laurie Anne Lassek gave us a sneak peek yesterday (see video embedded below).


Quova Adds Free IP Geolocation API

Adam DuVander, November 4th, 2010

QuovaWe’ve previously covered 3 free to geolocate any user. Today there’s another option, with Quova offering its service for free for the first time. The simple API provides extensive geographic information with only a user’s IP address (like 208.75.242.38) as input. The service was announced, along with a developer portal, at the Business of APIs conference in San Francisco.


22 New APIs: Personal Information Management, Web Hosting and IP Geolocation

Adam DuVander, October 17th, 2010

This week we had 22 new APIs added to our API directory including a desktop notification service, personal information management service, stock index information service, web hosting service and television information service. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.
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