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:
Google 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.
Dropbox 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.
Our API directory now includes 42 collaboration APIs. The newest is the Devot:ee Upload API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Box.net API. We list 77 Box.net mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of collaboration APIs.
Our API directory now includes 88 project management APIs. The newest is the Trajectory API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Basecamp API. We list 14 Basecamp mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of project management APIs.
For the past few years there has been a sharp rise in self-employed workers as well as workers who perform the majority of their duties from home. Many companies have workers scattered across the globe, making efficient online communication and collaboration an absolute necessity. This post highlights several feature packed and versatile online project management and collaboration platforms.
This week we had 81 new APIs added to our API directory including an online repository of medical device information, address book contacts import service, open government data database and sharing platform, online marketplace for daily deals, rating application and a project management platform. In addition we looked at an unexpected SIRI app and the effect of Usergrid’s acquisition.
Today there were two major announcements from Twilio (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor) as its Twilio API continues to expand into Europe. Twitter also announced an upcoming change that will free the retweet count for a tweet into the API results. That and seven new APIs round out today in APIs.