Nutritionix Plans to Launch Nutrition Label Transcription API

Janet Wagner, December 24th, 2013

NutritionixNutritionix, a leading provider of food data and nutrition information on restaurants, packaged foods and common foods, plans to launch a public version of its Nutrition Label Transcription API in 2014. Nutritionix currently provides a Nutritionix API which allows programmatic access to a database of more than 300,000 foods, nutrition data and UPC/barcodes. The Nutritionix API was one of the APIs used to create Mappetite, an app that won the “best usage of a 3scale powered API” prize at the Future of Food Hackathon + Forum in November.


API Spotlight: Planets Nu, Advice Slip, and Postmaster APIs

Matthew Scott, March 30th, 2013

eBayOf the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirteen, which included the eBay API. After the creation of their developer platform in 2000, eBay has released 19 individual APIs that are split to cater to sellers or buyers. To learn more about the eBay API visit the In-Depth eBay API blog post as well as the eBay site.


Yummly Launches API for Developers to Create Innovative Food and Recipe Apps

Janet Wagner, March 26th, 2013

YummlyYummly, a fast growing food website and recipe search platform, has announced the launch of the Yummly API which allows developers to incorporate recipe data and search functionality into third-party applications and websites.


Today in APIs: Google Drive Realtime API and a Beta Postmaster API

Kevin Sundstrom, March 20th, 2013

Google announced the Google Drive Realtime API. Postmaster released a beta version of its Postmaster API. Plus: Ex-Shopwell exec positions Yummly for top foodie spot with versatile API and PayZang introduces its innovative Payment API for merchant accounts and payment processing.


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.


37 Food APIs: Menu Mania, Beer Mapping, FatSecret

Wendell Santos, January 25th, 2012

Menu ManiaOur API directory now includes 37 food APIs. The newest is the Food Genius API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Menu Mania API. We list 6 Menu Mania mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of food APIs.


Facebook Partners: At Least 15 Have APIs

Adam DuVander, January 19th, 2012

FacebookWhen Facebook announced its timeline partners yesterday, there were many familiar names on the list. Some were especially familiar to us because, in addition to now adding their “actions” to Facebook, they also provide APIs to access data created by their users.


41 New APIs: Rotten Tomatoes, Email Marketing, Expedia and Image Editing

Adam DuVander, May 1st, 2011

This week we had 41 new APIs added to our API directory including a digital watermarking service, link bookmarking service, blogging service, movie information and reviews database, spelling correction service, helpdesk service and rss feed reader.

We covered some of these in more detail in these posts:

Below is more detail on each of these 41 new APIs.


27 New APIs: Location, SMS and Thomson Reuters

Adam DuVander, April 24th, 2011

This week we had 27 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile location based service, 2,000+ dataset reference library, live competitor monitoring service, online shipping marketplace and gamification analytics platform.


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