Today in APIs: 3scale StartupBus API Contest Winners, and 7 New APIs

Greg Bates, March 6th, 2014

3scale Service Management3scale StartupBus API contest winners announced. Zapier creates an App a day–for a month! Plus: Digital banking API deployment models, Payfirma unveils universal payment API, and 7 new APIs.


The Emergence of API Middleware: An Exclusive Interview with Webshell.io

Mark Boyd, October 2nd, 2013

API middleware is emerging as a key new industry segment in the API economy with at least two launch announcements expected today (including one at DataWeek) from services offering middleware tools to API developers. Meanwhile, in an exclusive for ProgrammableWeb, Webshell.io founders share details of their API integration platform interface, and discuss why trust is the principal currency in the API economy.


43 New APIs: StubHub, AppURL and Miniflux

Wendell Santos, August 11th, 2013

This week we had 43 new APIs added to our API directory including a service to connect applications to HTTP URLs, online marketplace for event tickets, RSS feed reading service, application monetization platform and human body 3D imaging service. We also covered an API to help with the recruiting process as well as a bug reporting service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Samsung Developer Conference Registration Opens Next Friday and 19 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, August 7th, 2013

Samsung announced today that its first developer conference will begin registration on Friday, August 16th. Plus: Google Cloud Platform Updates, Move Beyond Enterprise IT to an API Strategy, and 19 new APIs.


Music Hack Day Coming to Toronto, August 10th and 11th

Janet Wagner, July 22nd, 2013

Music Hack DayMusic Hack Day is coming to Toronto thanks to organizers SoundCloud, Rdio, Unspace and The Echo Nest. On August 10th and 11th, 2013 Music Hack Day will be held for the first time in Toronto, Canada where developers will have the opportunity to create brand new music apps using APIs such as SoundCloud, Rdio, The Echo Nest, and SendGrid.


51 Audio APIs: Soundcloud, SHOUTcast Radio and Evoca

Wendell Santos, May 14th, 2013

SoundCloudOur API directory now includes 51 audio APIs. The newest is the Umano API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SoundCloud API. We list 27 SoundCloud mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of audio APIs.


Just Play The Music! Multiple Sources Welcome: Toma.hk API

Candice McMillan, May 13th, 2013

Toma.hkFor music fans who enjoy listening to playlists on their laptops or desktops, Tomahawk is a music player with a few extra bells and whistles that may be of some interest. It’s an open-source, cross-platform music player, which means it enables a user to play music stored on their own hard drives as well as from a variety of other music sources like Spotify, SoundCloud, YouTube and more. The Toma.hk API makes this functionality available to developers or users to add songs to websites.


17 APIs Used in 7 Days: Weather Underground, Bing Maps and Facebook Graph

Wendell Santos, May 4th, 2013

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include exfm, GeoNB, Mogreet and VK. The most often used APIs this week are SoundCloud, VK and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Reference (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


18 APIs Used in 7 Days: Instagram, SoundCloud and Discogs

Wendell Santos, April 27th, 2013

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Airbrake , Deezer, exfm, GeoNB, New Relic, RunKeeper Health Graph and VK. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and New Relic. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Today in APIs: Intel Buys Mashery, Appy Pie Ex-beta, and 7 New APIs

Greg Bates, April 18th, 2013

MasheryIntel buys Mashery. Appy Pie App builder out of beta. Plus: Factual and Qualcom labs team up, Twilio and KDDI partnership evolves, and 7 new APIs.


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