API Spotlight: In2era, MagPlus, and the Nike API

Matthew Scott, January 28th, 2013

in2EraOf the many APIs we published last week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which included the in2era API. in2era is a web service for selling ebooks through online distributor. The in2era API allows developers to manage subscriptions to educational content, logo branding functionality, and the ability to handle transactions in the desired language and currency of choice.  Online distributors take a small fee. To learn more about the in2era API visit the in2era site as well as the in2era API blog post.


Nike+ Adds API Developer Portal and Announces Accelerator Program

Eric Carter, January 25th, 2013

Nike PlusNike has launched the Nike+ API developer portal. The portal gives developers access to data captured by Nike+ FuelBand and Nike+ Running through an API. The goal of the developer portal and corresponding APIs consists of a health driven, forward thinking aim.


API Spotlight: Shipping Simplified with TrackThis and Temando, and Lighting with Spark

Matthew Scott, November 16th, 2012

Anime News Network EncylopediaOf the many APIs we published this week, seventeen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those seventeen, which included the Anime News Network Encyclopedia API. The Anime News Network holds a database of over 14,000 titles, from over 10,000 companies. The API allows developers to request general reports and detailed information about anime titles, for up to 50 requests at a single time.


Answer This: Streak’s CRM in Your Inbox

Greg Bates, November 13th, 2012

StreakThe Streak API integrates its client relationship management (CRM) platform into other applications like MailChimps and Wufoo. The API’s webpage reveals that it requires an API key and uses  HTTP Basic Auth. The request format supports Create, retrieve, update, and delete (CRUD) with response in JSON. The purpose of the API is to manage CRM relationships through your application.


41 Contacts APIs: Google Contacts, Windows Live Contacts Control and Highrise

Wendell Santos, October 30th, 2012

Google ContactsOur API directory now includes 41 contacts APIs. The newest is the AtMail API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Contacts API. We list 10 Google Contacts mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of contacts APIs.


83 New APIs: Mozilla Persona, Votizen and Social Crawlytics

Wendell Santos, October 28th, 2012

This week we had 83 new APIs added to our API directory including a candidate and issue advocacy service, website and application identity login service, social media metrics service, ecommerce shop creation service, social sign in and authentication service. In addition we covered TappingStone’s efforts to stand out from the crowd and how Datownia allows anyone to create an API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


API Jobs from Bloomberg, Getty Images and Gracious Eloise

John Sheehan, October 26th, 2012

API JobsThe Bay Area streak has been broken! Today’s jobs are all based in New York City and represent three areas NYC is known for: finance, media and startups.


Email API Provider Context.IO Acquired by Return Path

Janet Wagner, October 25th, 2012

Context.IOReturn Path, a leading email intelligence solutions provider, has just announced that the company has acquired Email API provider Context.IO; investing in an email ecosystem that supports development of innovative third-party applications that integrate email data using the Context.IO Email API.


Today in APIs: Google Places, Facebook in Firefox and 22 New APIs

Adam DuVander, October 22nd, 2012

Google PlacesDevelopers looking to enter a Google contest have more time. Mozilla connects Facebook with Firefox. Plus: SkyDrive in IFTTT, Twilio for education data and 22 new APIs.


Today in APIs: MyFitnessPal API, Facebook World HACK Winners, New Google Play Console and 13 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 16th, 2012

MyFitnessPal goes down the API route to integrate devices and applications. Facebook World HACK 2012 sees 300+ apps built. Google Play Developer Console new version is now publicly available to all but still lacks an API. Plus: SAP’s in-memory Database HANA One is now available for production use on AWS,  Apigee / Layer 7 Simplify API Development and 13 New APIs


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