API Spotlight: Locu, LocalGuiding, and Reminder with Beeminder

Matthew Scott, September 14th, 2012

LocuOf the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those eight by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the Locu API, a database API that exposes Locu’s business information. Locu is constantly searching the web for business data. This allows developers real-time information about prices, menu items, venue information and etc.  With their success in the restaurant industry Locu is now aiming, with the API, to branch into other markets. To learn more about Locu visit the Locu API blog post and the Locu site.

Shuffler.fm Turns Bloggers Into DJs

Candice McMillan, September 12th, 2012

Shuffler.fmShuffler.fm is a web based music magazine that allows users to browse music on the web through music sites and blogs. It allows them to discover new music and keep an eye on current trends, with the help of those in the know.

77 New APIs: 4Chan, WhyGo and Vayant

Wendell Santos, September 9th, 2012

This week we had 77 new APIs added to our API directory including a video conferencing service, airline scheduling and pricing service, secure payment service, creative portfolio service and marketing campaign effectiveness service. We also covered an API that helps build basic web applications, how Behance gives talent an international platform and an API to see where tax dollars go. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

99 New APIs: Washington Post, Microsoft, Red Hat, 7-Eleven

Adam DuVander, September 2nd, 2012
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This week we had 99 new APIs added to our API directory including a global donations platform, Magic: The Gathering card price ticker, SMS text messaging service, charity and fundraising platform, time tracking service and bike sharing serviceBelow is more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: YouTube Music Videos, Flight Data and 17 New APIs

Matthew Scott, August 31st, 2012
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YouTubeA music service is making it even easier to discover music videos by integrating with the YouTube API. A flight data company upgraded its FlightStats API. Plus: Github integration in a collaborative code editor, a “photo hunt” mashup and 17 new APIs.

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