453 Search APIs: eBay, Google Ajax Search and Foursquare

Wendell Santos, November 27th, 2012

eBayOur API directory now includes 453 search APIs. The newest is the Automatton Instant Answers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the eBay API. We list 220 eBay mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of search APIs.


70 New APIs: Amazon Glacier, American Express and SproutVideo

Wendell Santos, August 26th, 2012
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This week we had 70 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud based data archiving and backup, video hosting service, comment spam prevention service, American Express payments and transactions processing, webpage classification tool. We also covered an API that looks to transform customer service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Apigee Launches Next Generation API Platform, Amazon Glacier’s Hidden Landmine and 5 New APIs

Wendell Santos, August 23rd, 2012

Apigee OAuthApigee launches the next generation of its leading API platform making enterprise-grade API management available to all developers. Amazon Glacier’s pricing model may have hidden costs. Plus: Data scientists may one day be replaced by tools, Skytap announces their latest Platform-as-a-Service and 5 new APIs.


14 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twilio, Google Maps and Bit.ly

Wendell Santos, July 7th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google URL Shortener and LiveConnect. The most often used APIs this week are Bit.ly, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Messaging (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


160 Music APIs: Last.fm, SoundCloud and Spotify

Wendell Santos, January 18th, 2012

Last.fmOur API directory now includes 160 music APIs. The newest is the Spotify Apps API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Last.fm API. We list 206 Last.fm mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of music APIs.


Wikia Search Launches Intelligent Search Extensions API

Jordan Running, October 16th, 2008

Wikia Wikia Search has announced a new feature called Wikia Intelligent Search Extensions, or WISE, which founder Jimmy Wales likens to “Facebook Apps for search results.” The new platform allows third parties to build applications, called WISEApps, that Wikia Search users can enable in their accounts and which add additional functionality to relevant search results (more at our Wikia API profile). For example, the results for an ordinary search for “Chicago weather” will include a link to AccuWeather.com, but if the user enables the AccuWeather.com WISEApp, the search result will include a full graphical five-day weather forecast.


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