34 Tagging APIs: Zemanta, 43Things and Evernote

Wendell Santos, October 23rd, 2012

ZemantaOur API directory now includes 34 tagging APIs. The newest is the Ontos API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Zemanta API. We list 6 Zemanta mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of tagging APIs.

70 New APIs: Capital One, ESPN and Tapstream

Wendell Santos, October 7th, 2012
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This week we had 70 new APIs added to our API directory including a credit card identity service, open scoring service, application tracking service, online programming community and a media transcoding service. In addition we covered an API that lets users perform image tagging for fun and profit, and an API for creating personalized postcards. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

API Spotlight: A Credit Card API, Movie Viewers to Movie Editors, and Birth Date Wonders

Matthew Scott, October 5th, 2012

Science.govOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which included the Science.gov API. The Science.gov API allows mobile search and connection to 12 federal agencies, including NASA, the FDA and the Environmental Protection Agency, with data going back to 1990. In a nutshell, government data is publicly available in accessible data sets. To learn more about the Science.gov API visit the Science.gov API site as well as the Science.gov blog post.

Image Tagging For Fun And Profit With Taggstar

Garrett Wilkin, October 4th, 2012

TaggstarTaggstar is a free image tagging service which seeks to make images a bit more interactive.  The service allows users to add little pink stars to their websites’ images, with each star being a link to related web-content.  You might want to create links from your pictures to wikipedia articles, youtube videos, or even use an Amazon affiliates link.  Taggstar allows you to do this without changing your images, and it does it all through the javascript Taggstar API.

Today in APIs: Google BigQuery Goes JSON, Yahoo PlaceFinder and 16 New APIs

Adam DuVander, October 1st, 2012

Google BigQuery“JSON is the data format of the web,” begins the Google blog post announcing that JSON has come to its service for large datasets. And has Yahoo already upgraded its PlaceFinder to v2? Plus: YouTube shares some cool apps, $3 million healthcare contest and 16 new APIs.

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