531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.


API Spotlight: A Brew-Enthusiasts Dream with TheBeerSpot, ImageFly, and Mocapay

Matthew Scott, December 9th, 2012

SendyOf the many APIs we published this week, fifteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll launch those fifteen into the spotlight, which included the Sendy API. Sendy is a self-hosted email application that claims to be 100 times cheaper than other services.


66 New APIs: Sony Online Entertainment, Refinder and Continuuity

Wendell Santos, December 9th, 2012

This week we had 66 new APIs added to our API directory including a scholar impact rating service, cross-repository search service, online gaming data service, big data application builder and internet proxy service. In addition we covered an API for easy image modification. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
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Scholarometer Measures Impact of Scholarly Articles

Eric Carter, December 4th, 2012

ScholarometerA team at Indiana University created Scholarometer to “facilitate citation analysis and help evaluate the impact of an author’s publications.” The crowdsourced data created through the Scholarometer platform is available through the Scholarometer API that allows developers to track certain authors through name, citation, disciplines, relevance, and other metrics.


453 Search APIs: eBay, Google Ajax Search and Foursquare

Wendell Santos, November 27th, 2012

eBayOur API directory now includes 453 search APIs. The newest is the Automatton Instant Answers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the eBay API. We list 220 eBay mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of search APIs.


111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.


46 Research APIs: DataUnison, Mendeley, LexisNexis and Zotero

Wendell Santos, April 24th, 2012

MendeleyOur API directory now includes 46 research APIs. The newest is the Globus Online Transfer API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Mendeley API. We list 3 Mendeley mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of research APIs.


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