40 Identity APIs: Animetrics, Instantor and Qwerly

Matthew Scott, January 2nd, 2014

Google OpenIDOur API directory now includes 40 identity APIs. The newest is the Instantor API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google OpenID API. We list 10 Google OpenID mashups.


22 Personalization APIs: Cafe Press, RapLeaf and PostalMethods

Wendell Santos, July 10th, 2013

Cafe PressOur API directory now includes 22 personalization APIs. The newest is the Insert Personalization API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Cafe Press API. We list 8 Cafe Press mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of personalization APIs.


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.


The Personality Graph and the Psycho-Social Web

Adam DuVander, March 27th, 2012

Whit.liThe friend graph lets developers explore connections between people. That’s not enough, according to a new service that debuted at SXSW. It uses the status updates, interests and other data–currently just from Facebook–to determine a personality type. Whit.li calls the resulting information the “psycho-social profile.” From that, developers can compare users for different types of compatibility using the Whit.li API. The service could potentially fuel a entire breed of “AirBNB for {blank}” type of apps, among other use cases.


91 New APIs: Amazon, Bing Maps, Getty Images and SendGrid

Wendell Santos, February 26th, 2012
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This week we had 91 new APIs added to our API directory including a business process service, geocoding service, licensed photography platform, student verification service, and a newsletter management service. We also covered an API to hack the Gibson and a service that turns your email inbox into an application platform. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Facebook Authorization, API Design and 38 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 22nd, 2012

FacebookGet started with using Facebook to let users login to your app. Learn why API design is hurting the cloud (and how to fix it). Also: an API “launch” without details for developers, Facebook hack event headed for Asia and 38 new APIs.


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