466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.


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.

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API Spotlight: Vitadock, Viki, and Collaboration With Fleetly

Matthew Scott, December 30th, 2012

FlexPaperOf the many APIs we published this week, six were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll launch those six into the spotlight, which included the Flexpaper API. Flexpaper is an open source document viewer. Functionality allows documents to be annotated: highlighted, commented, underlined, and drawn on. The API displays in HTML, HTML5, Adobe Flash or any combination of the three.


Viki Video: Over 10,000 Videos in 150 languages Means Never Having to Say Rerun

Greg Bates, December 27th, 2012

VikiTired of American TV? Tired of TV in English? Escape to Viki, the leading global TV and movie network, which provides videos with crowd sourced translations in 150 languages. The Viki API allows your users to browse more than 10,000 videos by genre, country, and language, plus search across the entire database. They have over 1 billion views. The API uses OAuth2.0 authentication, REST, with responses in either JSON or XML.


56 New APIs: XING, Mobile Signal Location and Green Energy

Wendell Santos, December 22nd, 2012

This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a professional social networking platform, mobile advertising service, cellular phone signal location service, green energy and climate tagging service and cash-based online payment service. In addition, we covered an API to help you find just the right outfit. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Blogger Integrates Google+ Linking, Facebook Strengthens Ads With Help From the Apple API and 9 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, December 19th, 2012

BloggerBlogger has integrated Google+ allowing easier linking to profiles. Facebook used the Apple API to allow in application downloads. Plus: The digital world needs a Switzerland, Box outlines how the If-Match Header was born, and 9 new APIs.


88 New APIs: App.net, MasterCard and Locu

Wendell Santos, September 16th, 2012
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This week we had 88 new APIs added to our API directory including a social network and social feed service, voice and text broadcasting solutions, credit card account validation service, menu management and venue location service and social media analytics. Additionally we covered Beeminder’s API keeping goal setters on track, and how the HeiaHeia API brings workout tracking into the corporate world. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Twitter Woes, Twilio Queues and 24 New APIs

Adam DuVander, September 10th, 2012

TwitterThe changes to the Twitter API continue to upset, confuse and frustrate developers. The latest feature of the Twilio Voice API allows anyone to make complete call queues and the Twilio team is sharing some code for creating a metrics dashboard. Plus: hackathon winners, DoubleClick API updates and 24 new APIs.


99 New APIs: Amazon, StayClassy, Singly and Cheddar

Wendell Santos, August 5th, 2012

This week we had 99 new APIs added to our API directory including a domain name resolution service, personal data platform, not-for-profit fundraising support service, text-based task management platform and a blog search service. We also covered Urbanesia opening up their location data with their API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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