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.

TrainingPeaks API: Work That Body, Feed That Body

Greg Bates, November 12th, 2012

TrainingPeaksDo you lie awake at night thinking about just how hard to ride your bike for 112 miles after swimming 2.4 miles and before running that 26.2 mile marathon without a break? Of course you do–especially if you’re attempting an Ironman Triathlon. Turns out there’s an optimal answer to that problem and a way to “cheat”, courtesy of Joe Friel, legendary athlete, author and founder of TrainingPeaks. I’ll get to that conundrum in a minute. The TrainingPeaks SOAP API helps coaches and athletes use the platform to add users, upload data, get works outs and achieve peak performance.

66 New APIs: Amazon CloudFront CDN, Chase and HelloSign

Wendell Santos, November 11th, 2012
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This week we had 66 new APIs added to our API directory including a content delivery service, electronic signature service, online payment service, community idea generation platform and online content aggregation and sharing service. In addition we covered Change.org’s Petition API and an API for recovering lost data. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today In APIs: API Management, Developer Conferences and 15 New APIs

Romin Irani, November 7th, 2012

MasheryAPI Management companies announce new products. A Hackathon and Developer Confrence with free tickets and discount up for grabs. Plus Wiretap, a tool to help debug your REST API is looking for beta testers, Google App Engine on upgrading to Python 2.7 and 6 New APIs

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