Review: Postman Client Makes RESTful API Exploration a Breeze

Janet Wagner, January 27th, 2014

Postman REST ClientPostman is a powerful HTTP client to test web services that was created by Abhinav Asthana, a programmer and designer based in Bangalore, India. Postman makes it possible for developers to test, develop and document APIs easily and efficiently by allowing users to put together simple and complex HTTP requests quickly.

79 File Sharing APIs: 4Shared, DokDok and Hive

Matthew Scott, August 28th, 2013

Our API directory now includes 79 file sharing APIs. The newest is the Seafile API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the 4Shared API. We list one 4Shared mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of file sharing APIs.

API Spotlight: Traindom, Roambi, and GoMummy APIs

Matthew Scott, June 29th, 2013

ZOWiOf the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which include the ZOWi API. ZOWi is a learning tool designed to help people memorize information through various oral questions and answers. Specifically, ZOWi will ask a user a question and then determine if the answer is right or wrong from the users oral response. The API simply makes this functionality availbe to integrate with other applications. To learn more about the ZOWi API visit the ZOWi site as well as the ZOWi API blog post.

SmartFile for Developers: Developer Centric PaaS for Files

Janet Wagner, June 24th, 2013

SmartFileSmartFile, a leading FTP and file sharing solutions provider, has released “SmartFile for Developers”, described by SmartFile as “the World’s First Developer Centric PaaS for Files.” SmartFile for Developers is a file management platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that allows developers to integrate web, smartphone and internal applications using the SmartFile API.

Today in APIs: Apigee Lays SOAP to REST, Walgreens Photo API, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 20th, 2013

Apigee OAuthApigee wizard converts SOAP to REST. Walgreens has a new photo API. Plus: Startup Human API’s quantified self data,’s Code Deployment Automation Platform, and 10 new APIs

Today in APIs: Property Solutions PaaS and the Connected Car

Greg Bates, April 29th, 2013

Property SolutionsProperty Solutions Multifamily PaaS. Your Car as Smartphone. Plus: Facebook and the sudden API wakeup and Rambler takes Disrupt grand prize.

Today in APIs: Appy Pie’s New API Support and SmartFile Platform Bake-Off Winners

Romin Irani, April 26th, 2013

Appy Pie extends capability of mobile apps builder by adding new APIs. SmartClip wins the SmartFile Platform Bake-off Contest. Plus: Kin Lane speaks about the big opportunity in the API space..

SmartFile Programming “Bake-Off” Gives Indiana College Students Chance to Win Cash Prizes and More

Janet Wagner, March 1st, 2013

SmartFileLast month ProgrammableWeb reported that SmartFile released a new and improved version of the SmartFile Platform, which includes a brand new API. Yesterday, SmartFile launched the “2013 SmartFile Platform Bake-Off,” a 50 day programming and design competition offering $17,000 in cash prizes to Indiana College Students for developing the most innovative integration or application that uses the SmartFile API.

Today in APIs: Twitter IPO, API Design Pamphlet, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 28th, 2013

TwitterDoes Twitter’s API presage an IPO? API design by the book. Plus: How Gnip and FullContact combine their APIs, Twilio Fund adds 5 new companies, and 11 new APIs.

API Spotlight: Metwit, PayOnDelivery, and The Nobel Prize API

Matthew Scott, February 1st, 2013

Kelley Blue Book InfoDriverOf the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirteen, which included the Kelly Blue Book InfoDriver API. The Kelly Blue Book InfoDriver API provides data on all relevant car models, features and selling prices. Specifically used vehicle data, new vehicle data, motorcycle, powersports, and anything with wheels. To learn more about the Kelly Blue Book InfoDriver API visit the Kelly Blue Book site as well as the Kelly Blue Book API Blog post.

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