116 Retail APIs: Shopping.com, SearchUPC.com and 123 Shop Pro

Wendell Santos, May 15th, 2013

Shopping.comOur API directory now includes 116 retail APIs. The newest is the Leaf API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Shopping.com API. We list 60 Shopping.com mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of retail APIs.

91 New APIs: Amazon, Bing Maps, Getty Images and SendGrid

Wendell Santos, February 26th, 2012
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This week we had 91 new APIs added to our API directory including a business process service, geocoding service, licensed photography platform, student verification service, and a newsletter management service. We also covered an API to hack the Gibson and a service that turns your email inbox into an application platform. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Facebook Authorization, API Design and 38 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 22nd, 2012

FacebookGet started with using Facebook to let users login to your app. Learn why API design is hurting the cloud (and how to fix it). Also: an API “launch” without details for developers, Facebook hack event headed for Asia and 38 new APIs.

Identify an Old School Need Then Build a Business Using an API

Kin Lane, February 22nd, 2012

SheerIDTwo Oregon entrepreneurs, Jake Weatherly and David Shear were having trouble expanding on an huge opportunity selling software to college students. Of the 3.2 million youth age 16 to 24 who graduated from high school between January and October 2010, about 2.2 million or 68.1 percent, are enrolled in colleges and universities. To Weatherly and Shear, these 2.2 million students represent not just today’s software users, they represent the market of tomorrow. Talk to the Gillette or Visa about the power of building brand awareness with college students and you’ll understand the untapped buying power within the 2.2 million U.S. college and university students.

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