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.


111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.


Social Media Aggregator Brings “Postcasting” to Brands

Adam DuVander, June 21st, 2011

YolinkCompanies are creating plenty of content on the social web, but not much of it ends up back on their sites. A new aggregator for social media, news and others sources is trying to change that. The company behind the Yolink API created Postano, a tool set to launch today that will let anyone curate a real-time newspaper-like site using Facebook Pages and Twitter streams. The resulting content, tiled on the page with extracted visuals, is available from a standalone site for free or can be embedded for a monthly charge.


Make WordPress Search Work With Yolink

Allen Tipper, April 26th, 2011

YolinkTigerLogic, the company behind the yolink API, released a WordPress plugin that allows WordPress users to get a lot more done while searching within a WordPress blog. As many WordPress users know all too well, the existing search functionality of WordPress is subpar. Yolink changes that, offering faster results, and more relevant ones.


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Yahoo Weather, Google Maps and YouTube

Adam DuVander, January 1st, 2011

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Alchemy, Voxeo, Yahoo Music Engine, Yahoo Weather and Yolink. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 5 mashups), Telephony (3 APIs, 7 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


24 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Flickr, Amazon and Yahoo

Adam DuVander, December 4th, 2010

This past week 18 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 24 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Beer Mapping, Google O3D, Tiny GeoCoder and Yolink. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Tropo. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (5 APIs, 6 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 8 mashups) and Social (3 APIs, 9 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Mine the Information Behind the Search with These APIs

Adam DuVander, July 12th, 2010

YolinkLife on the web is full of search terms and human filtering. Even good results often require some effort to determine which has the information we seek. There are several services attempting to help with this problem and they’re making their applications available via API.


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