Four Great Data Dashboard Platforms: Ducksboard, Geckoboard, Klipfolio, and Leftronic

Janet Wagner, March 28th, 2014

ProgrammableWebLast month, ProgrammableWeb published an article that took a detailed look at DataSift and Gnip, two of the leading enterprise social data platforms. The article mentions the growing trend of Data as a Service (DaaS) and how DaaS is anticipated to significantly grow the market for Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics platforms.


37 New APIs: Nest, British Airways, and The Magic Gathering

Melody Clark, March 23rd, 2014

This week, we had 37 new APIs added to our API directory including an SMS Bitcoin payment platform, an API for the New York Public Library digital collections, and a platform to organize personal media collections. We also discussed 6 great ways to increase API adoption, which is critical for any public API.


Today in APIs: Amazon Cloud Dominance Forces Microsoft, Oracle to Cooperate, and 8 New APIs

Greg Bates, March 17th, 2014

Oracle CRM On DemandOracle teams with Microsoft in cloud battle against Amazon. Twilio voice operations carry further. Plus: Mulesoft raises another $50 million for cloud API dominance, how APIs connect the world, and 8 new APIs.


How Ad & PR Agencies Are Getting On Board with APIs

Mark Boyd, December 23rd, 2013

This year has seen an increasing number of creative agencies incorporating APIs into the way they work. Sure, PR and digital creatives are using APIs in their monitoring and analytics to measure reach and impact of their efforts, but increasingly, they are using APIs to funnel realtime data into the very fabric of their campaigns and to ramp up audience engagement around a brand’s story. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Arvid Dyfverman from the award-winning Swedish PR agency, Deportivo, about how APIs are at the very center of their creative campaigns.


New Integrations and Interface Coming Soon to Ducksboard

Janet Wagner, December 12th, 2013

DucksboardDucksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.


40 Tasks APIs: Cohuman, Hiveminder and Tasko

Matthew Scott, September 3rd, 2013

CohumanOur API directory now includes 40 APIs tasks APIs. The newest is the HiTask API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Cohuman API. We list 2 Cohuman mashups.


The Growing Trend of Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS)

Janet Wagner, July 17th, 2013

ProgrammableWebThere is a category of vendors on the rise in the API space; Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). The term is fairly new and there is some debate as to the definition and features of vendors that would be classified in the iPaaS category. This post is an overview of iPaaS and features several vendors that offer iPaaS solutions.


11 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Twitter and Google Checkout

Wendell Santos, January 5th, 2013

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 11 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google Civic Information, iTunes & App Store Search, Trello and World Weather Online. The most often used APIs this week are Google Checkout, Google Civic Information and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (1 APIs, 1 mashups), Search (1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Video (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Today in APIs: Google Maps Navigates Deeper into the Auto Market, The YouTube API Makes its Way to Falcon Pro 1.4 and 28 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, January 2nd, 2013

Google MapsGoogle Maps is becoming a growing resource for auto manufacturers. A third party Twitter app adds YouTube integration that allows in app viewing of videos. Plus: new geo APIs for the New Year, Google’s hidden Currency Converter JSON API and 28 New APIs.


Today in APIs: Dropbox Chooser Arrives in Apps, Google Helps Businesses Move Mail to the Cloud and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 26th, 2012

DropboxDropbox Chooser is already showing up in your favorite apps. Google launches groups migration to move businesses’ shared mailboxes. Plus Facebook updates its Android SDK and adds a payment tool, Amazon EC2 adds support for FreeBSD, Debian and CentOS, and 15 new APIs.


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