Our API directory now includes 338 shopping APIs. The newest is the Cupónica. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Amazon eCommerce. We list 413 Amazon eCommerce mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of shopping APIs.
Our API directory now includes 134 travel APIs. The newest is the TakeABreak API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Kayak API. We list 12 Kayak mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of travel APIs.
This week we had 19 new APIs added to our API directory including a phone number verification service, gift recommendation service, file sharing service, airfare tracking service and slideshow creation service. We looked in-depth at the Rdio music streaming API and the “Robin Hood of Travel”. Below is more detail on all 19 new APIs.
Flight price tracker Yapta’s value proposition sounds a bit like Robin Hood of the travel industry. It will not only track travel prices for you, but to help you get a refund should the price of your reservation fall after you’ve booked it. I wouldn’t be surprised if Yapta can also be used to retrieve kittens from high branches, but that part of the Yapta API isn’t documented yet.
This past week 23 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Alcatel-Lucent Open, Facebook Graph, Facebook Social Plugins, Goodreads, Google Geocoding and Google Single SignOn. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 9 mashups), Search (3 APIs, 5 mashups) and Mapping (3 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups: