Our API directory now includes 225 utility APIs. The newest is the Longdo Dict API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 41 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of utility APIs.
API Strategy Conference in New York has been postponed due to Sandy. Google Maps gets natural geography support. Plus Amazon Storage Gateway moves out of Beta, RapLeaf fall hackweek kick-off and 12 New APIs.
Our API directory now includes 199 email APIs. The newest is the Uptime Robot API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SendGrid API. We list 10 SendGrid mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of email APIs.
Our API directory now includes 54 data APIs. The newest is the PicketReport Lifestyle API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the RapLeaf API. We list 6 RapLeaf mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of data APIs.
Today there were two major announcements from Twilio (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor) as its Twilio API continues to expand into Europe. Twitter also announced an upcoming change that will free the retweet count for a tweet into the API results. That and seven new APIs round out today in APIs.
Data Mining is big business. Various start-ups are aiming to sift through user data in order to create more personalized experiences. Rapleaf, which provides the Rapleaf personalization API, has just announced the first round winners of the Rapleaf Personalization Fund. The no equity fund was announced last month and mostly provides services from Rapleaf and partner companies. Among the first round of winners are some great examples of using personalization data.
When launching and managing your API, many companies choose to do all the work themselves, unaware that are service providers available to help you plan, deploy, launch and manage your API infrastructure and ecosystem. To help bring awareness, I wanted to take a few moments and do a roundup of API service providers.
Rapleaf wants to see more personalization apps built on its Rapleaf Personalization API. To support the expansion, the company will provide grants and services to companies via its just-launched $1 million fund. The investment approach is quickly joining contests and hackathons as ways for providers to woo developers.
This week we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a photo filter and effects service, online music distribution database, web-based helpdesk service, twitter long post service, ip camera platform, geolocation service, digital mail service and tickets search service. We looked in-depth at the Aviary Effects API, which we said could help you create your own Instagram. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.
This week we had 16 new APIs added to our API directory including a web-based helpdesk service, online recommendation engine, flight schedule service, text extraction tool, PDF conversion service and tickets search service. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.