33 New APIs: USPS, Xbox Music, and iCarpool

Melody Clark, April 13th, 2014

This week, we had 33 new APIs added to our API directory including a customer service solution, an LED light control application, and a WiFi and smart device enabled 3D printing solution. We also covered Hack, Facebook’s new open source language, which speeds up the development cycle.


18F Counts On APIs To Help Government Improve Service Delivery

Mark Boyd, April 4th, 2014

APIs are at the heart of a new initiative aimed at giving the U.S. government the agility and flexibility needed to serve today’s citizens, communities and businesses. The White House’s General Services Administration (GSA) has established “18F,” a new department aimed at providing open source tools and demonstrating new ways of working with entrepreneurs and innovators to deliver digital services to government agencies, businesses and citizens.


51 New APIs: Astronomy, Census Reporter, and Delivery.com

Melody Clark, February 16th, 2014

This week, we had 51 new APIs added to our API directory including a Bitcoin purchasing platform, a real estate search engine, and an online translation service provider. We also explored Unabel, a platform that combines machine and human translation.


54 New APIs: Adobe, BitTorrent Sync, and ShopYourWay

Melody Clark, November 17th, 2013

This week, we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a social people search API, a multi-lingual social network, and a product information and pricing provider. We also discussed hackathons and the top 10 mistakes in running hackathons.


The Federal API Shutdown: 21 Days Later

Mark Boyd, November 7th, 2013

It may not have been the zombie apocalypse, but the recent government shutdown stopped the flow of open data via APIs and raised questions about how API developers and API providers can best handle a crisis in future. Now, 21 days later, we examine the impact and fallout of the shutdown, and look at how a similar situation could be avoided in both the US and anywhere that developers are making use of government open data in their API workflows.


39 New APIs: StatusPage, Lelylan and Point.io

Wendell Santos, July 28th, 2013

This week we had 39 new APIs added to our API directory including a home and electronic device automation service, mobile application building and management service, application status page platform, multi-factor authentication for smartphones and tablets and external vulnerability scanning solution. In addition we covered a cloud based time-tracking platform and a face recognition API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


58 New APIs: Kodak, The White House and USDA

Wendell Santos, June 23rd, 2013

This week we had 58 new APIs added to our API directory including USDA content for economic and policy issues, White House policy content, global retail printing service, US cancer statistics and enterprise cloud computing service. In addition we covered a website quality management API and a d3 powered business analytics API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: API World Conference and Expo Registration, AnyPresence Meta-API and 10 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, June 19th, 2013

Early registration for the API World Conference and Expo is ending soon. AnyPresence has launched a platform that enables integration of mobile app building tools. Plus: Social recommendations API from Jinni and 10 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Elastic Path Pushes Commerce API Platform, Keek’s New API, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 17th, 2013

ElasticPathElastic Path raises $8 milloon for Commerce Everywhere API platform. Keek launches API program. Plus: automating the connections between humans and machines in the API economy, Nuvo releases new API for wireless audio system, and 15 new APIs.


42 New APIs: Amazon Web Services, Sentiment Analysis and QR Code

Wendell Santos, June 9th, 2013

This week we had 42 new APIs added to our API directory including a text and sentiment analysis service, mobile push notification service, QR code management platform, video format conversion service and a bitcoin exchange service. In addition we also covered the Animetrics face recognition API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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