API Spotlight: Tumbz, Paddle, and SiteScout APIs

Matthew Scott, July 27th, 2013

TumbzOf the many APIs we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twelve, which include the Tumbz API. Tumbz takes the idea of customer reviews to the next level by making it more customized to the individual. Instead of having an average rating from everyone, Tumbz allows its users to see the ratings of people they respect, have similar interests to, or generally agree with. The Tumbz API simply makes this functionality available to developers. To learn more about the Tumbz API visit the Tumbz site as well as the Tumbz API blog post.

Today in APIs: Lob’s Printing API, Caringo CloudScaler 2.0, Facebook Page Location API, and 16 NEW APIs

Eric Carter, July 26th, 2013

LobThe Lob API might be the simplest way to integrate printing into applications. Caringo’s CloudScaler 2.0 features Amazon S3 API support. Facebook adds Page Locations API. Plus: SendGrid joins Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, SiteScout rolls out API, Nest potentially opening an API, and 16 new APIs.

SiteScout Launches Final, Complete Version of the SiteScout API

Janet Wagner, July 24th, 2013

SiteScoutSiteScout, a Canadian self-serve media buying platform provider, announced the launch of the final, completed version of the SiteScout API which allows developers programmatic access to the SiteScout real-time bidding (RTB) platform. The company has just added the Campaign Management component to the API which allows users to fully control their SiteScout campaigns.

Today in APIs: Sitescout’s API Makes RTB Accessible and Seculert Releases V2.0

Greg Bates, July 23rd, 2013

SiteScoutSitescout makes real time bidding available to developers and entrepreneurs. Seculert releases V2.0 with new features. Plus: Heroku Platform API OAuth in Public Beta.

54 Calendar APIs: Eventful, Google Calendar and Upcoming.org

Wendell Santos, May 8th, 2013

EventfulOur API directory now includes 54 calendar APIs. The newest is the InfoPark Web Calendar API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Eventful API. We list 47 Eventful mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of calendar APIs.

Today in APIs: Digital Public Library Launch, Google Glass API Limits, and 20 New APIs

Greg Bates, April 22nd, 2013

Digital Public Library Launch. Google Glass API could be foggy. Plus: Disrupt NY Hackathon, the new open world of banking, and 20 new APIs.

111 New APIs: Pearson, EnClout and AirBNB

Wendell Santos, April 21st, 2013
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This week we had 111 new APIs added to our API directory including a form builder service, mobile application management platform, api pipelining service, in-store retail optimization service and cloud storage architecture service. We also covered a cutting edge motion controller and an API for server and website monitoring. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

APIs Start to Set the Big Data Pace

Michael Vizard, April 4th, 2013

One the one hand Big Data is supposed to be one of the best things to happen to IT since the invention of the database. After all, managing massive amounts of data should make IT more relevant than ever. But as Big Data continues to evolve it’s starting to look like managing all that data is beyond the scope of many IT organizations. As a result line of businesses are turning to raft of emerging Big Data services in the cloud that allow them to analyze massive amounts of data by invoking a relatively simple API.

15 APIs Used in 7 Days: Reddit, Twitter, and Blekko

Kevin Sundstrom, March 31st, 2013

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 15 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Apicultur Word Lemmatizer, Blekko, HAMweather Aeris, Handset Detection and Tesco. The most often used APIs this week are Reddit and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 6 mashups), Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and News (1 APIs, 1 mashups).

945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.

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