One of the bigger challenges with anything involving APIs is scale. As the number of APIs proliferate, the scalability demands from a management perspective become increasing untenable. Nowhere does that become more apparent than when dealing with mobile computing applications.
Our 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.
Yahoo gives BOSS developers geo services by rolling PlaceFinder and PlaceSpotter into the new BOSS Geo. The Washington Post announces an upcoming hackathon for the 2012 Presidential Election. Plus: The Gates Foundation hosts their own hackathon, Google Analytics now offers iOS6 support and 9 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 443 enterprise APIs. The newest is the Swift-Kanban API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the LinkedIn API. We list 48 LinkedIn mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of enterprise APIs.
Our API directory now includes 57 chat APIs. The newest is the Imo Games API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Skype API. We list 28 Skype mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of chat APIs.
The ability to clearly communicate goals, expectations, and ideas can make or break any business. Most companies have an internal messaging system of some sort that allows employees to communicate with one another and discuss day to day tasks in order to be as efficient as possible. Assuming that an employee chooses correctly who to message this system would be very effective. Tibbr, a developer of social networking platforms that are designed specifically for the workplace, has created a better way to communicate, share content, and manage projects. The Tibbr API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of tibbr with other applications.
This week we had 68 new APIs added to our API directory including a messaging and mobile marketing platform, blog traffic analytics service, hosted full-text search service, San Francisco real-time parking information, photo sharing and storage service and a web site tracking service. We also asked the question whether Pinterest’s API was available yet. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Path.com has a mobile app, so of course it has an API. Someone sniffed the traffic and discovered something naughty. And you know the answer-anything Wolframe Alpha? Find out why it really, really likes Apple’s Siri. Plus: Facebook gaming, Google Plus developers and 18 new APIs.