Rackspace Cloud Queues is now backed by K.A.A.W’s message queue API, Marconi. WePay API now powers ecommerce for handmade goods marketplace, CustomMade, and 10 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 316 government APIs. The newest is the Google Civic Information API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of government APIs.
This week we had 77 new APIs added to our API directory including a video conferencing service, airline scheduling and pricing service, secure payment service, creative portfolio service and marketing campaign effectiveness service. We also covered an API that helps build basic web applications, how Behance gives talent an international platform and an API to see where tax dollars go. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Of the many API’s we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we will launch those 12 into the spotlight, which include the Muvi API for accessing information on movies and celebrities. On top of this accessible knowledge, Muvi users can interact with other users with similar intrests and feel safe with the API’s secure encryption. To learn more about the Muvi API visit the Muvi site and read the Muvi API blog post
Get access to more than 3000 public video conferencing facilities via WhyGo API, Socialcam gives API access to public videos. Plus: Speed up your API Integration, Open Source Civic Wiki Adds API to Project and 22 New APIs.
I am certain that anyone who lives in a country with sales tax has looked at a pay check after taxation has taken its toll and wondered how their tax dollars were spent. If you live in the United States there is a simple way to answer this question. The WhatWePayFor API is connected to an online database that provides federal budget data. Whatwepayfor.com makes this information more useable by breaking it down to how much is payed by individuals.
WePay, an online payments platform, is celebrating the one year anniversary of the WePay Payments API by offering lower pricing and new features that allow partners to have complete control of the checkout experience.
Amazon has cemented itself as a top tier option for charging users thanks to its Amazon Flexible Payments Service API. The crowd-funding site Kickstarter has run hundreds of millions through the API, so it should also get some credit. Although, at Amazon, Kickstarter may get blame instead, having inspired many other sites, which eventually caused Amazon to turn away sites with similar concepts.