63 Translation APIs: Bing, Google Translate and Google AJAX Language

Wendell Santos, January 15th, 2013

Our API directory now includes 63 translation APIs. The newest is the TEXTKING API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Bing API. We list 59 Bing mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of translation APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead [...]


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.


Verbalizeit: Instant Human Translation Right When You Need it Most

Greg Bates, November 16th, 2012

VerbalizeItHave you ever been sick in a foreign country but unable to communicate what you needed? Or robbed and needing help without the cash to pay for it or the language to convey it? That’s what happened to the two founders who went on to create Verbalizeit out of that experience, Ryan Frankel and Kunal Sarda. Their Verbalizeit API lets you connect users to human translators on conference calls and on the web.


83 New APIs: Mozilla Persona, Votizen and Social Crawlytics

Wendell Santos, October 28th, 2012

This week we had 83 new APIs added to our API directory including a candidate and issue advocacy service, website and application identity login service, social media metrics service, ecommerce shop creation service, social sign in and authentication service. In addition we covered TappingStone’s efforts to stand out from the crowd and how Datownia allows anyone to create an API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Google Places, Facebook in Firefox and 22 New APIs

Adam DuVander, October 22nd, 2012

Google PlacesDevelopers looking to enter a Google contest have more time. Mozilla connects Facebook with Firefox. Plus: SkyDrive in IFTTT, Twilio for education data and 22 new APIs.


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