Our API directory now includes 443 enterprise APIs. The newest is the Swift-Kanban API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the LinkedIn API. We list 48 LinkedIn mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of enterprise APIs.
Our API directory now includes 81 analytics APIs. The newest is the Clarabridge API. The most popular by far, in terms of mashups, is the Google Analytics API. We list 49 Google Analytics mashups which is seven times more than the nearest API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of analytics APIs.
Librato hits the sweet spot for late adopters. Developers that are not willing to host their systems in the cloud, but need to implement reliable, automatic scaling should find Librato to be a realistic way forward. It allows for existing applications to be wrapped in “containers” and “templates” which transform them into monitored processes that produce performance metrics. Now with the Librato APIs, developers can now fully manage their process configuration set programatically. This company makes a serious offering to the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space with technology driven on an excellent strategy and backed by 12 million in funding.
ReportGrid has found an excellent niche and positioned itself as the leader of the pack when it comes to web-savvy. It provides data analytics as a service, which is not new in itself. The idea of providing this service with data submission through its ReportGrid API and analytics delivered in a web browser really takes it to the next level. ReportGrid is one of 43 analytics APIs, and one of 241 Enterprise APIs. Its simplicity makes it relevant to a broader audience than many of the more use-case tailored web services, such as those that focus on web site analytics or social media.
Cashboard appears to be a full featured and mature time-tracking and invoicing system. It’s been about 9 months since the company opened its system up with its Cashboard API in beta, which continues to this day. The customer testimonials are quite persuasive and could lead to removing that manual Excel spreadsheet approach from the equation. After all, we’re much more web savvy, right?
This week we had 25 new APIs added to our API directory including a CRM for small business, ebook price data engine, virtual learning management system, fax delivery service, phone number verification service and corporate social networking platform. We gave a little extra attention to two of these APIs in posts about a tall glass of beer data and a 6 sided popularity metric. Below is more detail on all 25 of these new APIs.
API conference GlueCon is a little over a month away and the event organizers are showing their commitment to content over cash. Today Alcatel-Lucent (GlueCon community underwriter and parent company to ProgrammableWeb) and GlueCon announced the 15 companies selected to receive demo space at the conference for free, an initiative we covered in January. Among those selected are open source software, cloud solutions and, of course, several APIs.
This week we had 19 new APIs added to our API directory including a phone number verification service, gift recommendation service, file sharing service, airfare tracking service and slideshow creation service. We looked in-depth at the Rdio music streaming API and the “Robin Hood of Travel”. Below is more detail on all 19 new APIs.