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.


The Quantified Self: Growing Interest in APIs to Manage Personal Data

Mark Boyd, July 2nd, 2013

A growth in the number of new APIs being created to act as quantified self data tools could lead to a new wave of personal health applications. Data streamed via quantified self APIs could also potentially create new empirical datasets to support emerging sciences. The Moves API, Pokelog API and a forthcoming Human API all point to greater interest in pulling personal data into new applications.


63 Translation APIs: Bing, Google Translate and Google AJAX Language

Wendell Santos, January 15th, 2013

Our API directory now includes 63 translation APIs. The newest is the TEXTKING API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Bing API. We list 59 Bing mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of translation APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead [...]


34 Streaming APIs: Tinysong, 7digital and Playme

Wendell Santos, January 8th, 2013

TinysongOur API directory now includes 34 streaming APIs. The newest is the Furk.net API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Tinysong API. We list 6 Tinysong mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of streaming APIs.


66 New APIs: Sony Online Entertainment, Refinder and Continuuity

Wendell Santos, December 9th, 2012

This week we had 66 new APIs added to our API directory including a scholar impact rating service, cross-repository search service, online gaming data service, big data application builder and internet proxy service. In addition we covered an API for easy image modification. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
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Today in APIs: Plivo Raises $1.75M, All I Want for Christmas is My User Data, My…, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 3rd, 2012

PlivoYC-backed telephony startup Plivo raises $1.75M. Mobile app developers want user data for Christmas. Plus: Lulu shutters its API, Mozilla Social API integrates Facebook into Firefox, and 11 new APIs.


German Newspaper DIE ZEIT launches API

Sebastian Spier, November 30th, 2012

ZEIT ONLINE At the beginning of the year we were wondering “how many newspapers have an API“. Now it is at least one more, and even more exciting – it is an international one! DIE ZEIT, the market leader among Germany’s weekly newspapers, is entering the API world by launching the beta phase of its ZEIT ONLINE Content API.


Today In APIs: Netflix Hystrix, ZEIT API and 23 New APIs

Romin Irani, November 27th, 2012

NetflixNetflix adds Hystrix to its open source AWS Management toolkit. German Newspaper ZEIT releases API. Plus: SaaS and APIs have disrupted the Enterprise Applications landscape, Gartner on Best Buy’s digital edge in retail and 23 new APIs.


API Spotlight: Shipping Simplified with TrackThis and Temando, and Lighting with Spark

Matthew Scott, November 16th, 2012

Anime News Network EncylopediaOf the many APIs we published this week, seventeen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those seventeen, which included the Anime News Network Encyclopedia API. The Anime News Network holds a database of over 14,000 titles, from over 10,000 companies. The API allows developers to request general reports and detailed information about anime titles, for up to 50 requests at a single time.


83 New APIs: Mozilla Persona, Votizen and Social Crawlytics

Wendell Santos, October 28th, 2012

This week we had 83 new APIs added to our API directory including a candidate and issue advocacy service, website and application identity login service, social media metrics service, ecommerce shop creation service, social sign in and authentication service. In addition we covered TappingStone’s efforts to stand out from the crowd and how Datownia allows anyone to create an API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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