This week, we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a web application for biomedical concept information, a backend-as-a-service for building and maintaining applications, and an image processing service API. We also added several new “how-to” blogposts, from how to visualize Twitter updates over time to how to use the Twilio API.
The White House launches a Write API to help third parties set up petitions and deliver them to the We the People website. Stormpulse releases RiskPulse.com to turn risks into opportunities. Plus: Android now supports IR Blasters natively, SOA Software introduces the first datacenter API platform, and 10 new APIs.
This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 6 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include LyricFind, ProgrammableWeb and Rdio. The most often used API this week was Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Database (1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Other (1 APIs, 1 mashups).
With the weekend coming up let’s take a look back at the mashups that were added to the ProgrammableWeb mashup directory over the last couple of weeks. Today we’ll cover four mashups that include story narration with Instagram photo backdrops, a tool to follow the migration of monarch butterflies, a text-to-speech karaoke service, and visual representation of road related deaths across the world.
Music Hack Day is coming to Toronto thanks to organizers SoundCloud, Rdio, Unspace and The Echo Nest. On August 10th and 11th, 2013 Music Hack Day will be held for the first time in Toronto, Canada where developers will have the opportunity to create brand new music apps using APIs such as SoundCloud, Rdio, The Echo Nest, and SendGrid.
This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 8 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include htm2pdf and Rdio. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Facebook Graph and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Photos (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Social (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Mapping (1 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 10 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include iTunes & App Store Search, LyrDB, Numbers and Rdio. The most often used APIs this week are DocuSign Enterprise, Hoiio Voice and indeed. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Telephony (1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Media Search (1 APIs, 1 mashups).
In the past week we have had three outstanding music mashups named Mashup of The Day. These mashups use a combined 7 APIs, including the Last.fm API. If you are looking for a way to find, enjoy, or research music, these mashups can help you out. In this post we will highlight these mashups, starting with BeatStriker.
Our 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.