113 Application APIs: API O Mat, Contentful and Ratchet

Matthew Scott, December 18th, 2013

AngularJSOur API directory now includes 113 application APIs. The newest is the Wurl API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Angularjs API. We list 1 Angularjs mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of application APIs.

API Aggregation: Why It Matters and Eight Different Models

Mark Boyd, December 13th, 2013

Creating API mashups has matured alongside the explosive growth of open APIs to create a new type of service: the API aggregation business. These innovative businesses combine APIs from multiple providers to build new products and services. Recent conference panels (including several hosted by ProgrammableWeb), have confirmed that API aggregation is set to be a major theme of 2014. This article explores some of the emerging business models and service providers focused on API aggregation and discusses what to expect as we see API aggregation increase in the year ahead.

70 Development APIs: Algolia, iKnode and Temboo

Matthew Scott, November 13th, 2013

HerokuOur API directory now includes 70 development APIs. The newest is the Bynd API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Heroku API. We list 18 Heroku mashups .

API Jobs from Spotify, Temboo and AlchemyAPI

John Sheehan, January 25th, 2013

API JobsThis weeks collection of API jobs features an international listing and 5 other contenders for your talents. These listing come from 3 companies, spread across the world. Make sure the check out the listing and also the ProgrammableWeb profile that is connected to it.

Today In APIs: Facebook Platform Updates, Temboo API and 17 New APIs

Romin Irani, January 24th, 2013

FacebookFacebook Platform Updates include restricting content by age and new ad guidelines. Temboo API provides a common way to access 100+ APIs. Plus: Google puts code of all its Cloud offerings on Github and 17 new APIs.

50 Backend APIs: CloudMine, Mydigitalstructure and QuickBlox

Wendell Santos, October 17th, 2012

CloudMineOur API directory now includes 50 backend APIs. The newest is the CloudBees API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the CloudMine API. We list two CloudMine mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of backend APIs.

7,000 APIs: Twice as Many as This Time Last Year

Adam DuVander, August 23rd, 2012
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The ProgrammableWeb directory has hit lucky API number 7,000. It’s been a short three months since 6,000 APIs, as the API universe continues to expand rapidly. How rapidly? In the last year we added almost as many APIs as were added to the entire directory over the six years prior. As we look over the trends, there are things you’d expect, like the continued growth in social. Also emerging from the numbers is the idea that there are many, many ways now to be an API provider and also many new tools for API consumers.

74 New APIs: Google BigQuery, Mozilla, Referly and Webshell

Wendell Santos, July 29th, 2012

This week we had 74 new APIs added to our API directory including a large dataset querying service, badge creation and earning system, social product recommendation platform and an API integration platform. In addition, we covered a new API that enables B@B personalization marketing, an alternative to the Face.com API, the first Mark Wahlberg API and the release of the DGCourseReview API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: No Craigslist API, Foursquare Promoted Updates and 18 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, July 25th, 2012

foursquareCriagslist cease & desist letters show that the company wants to keep their data in-house. Foursquare provides “Promoted Updates” but who knows if they are in the API. Zemanta offers advice on how to design, implement and offer APIs. Plus: Spreadly integrated XING, Flattr and Tumblr, Hacker News discusses API best practices and 24 new APIs.

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