Our 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.
For music, there’s Pandora. For film, there’s Netflix. And now for art, there’s Art.sy. Art.sy is an online storehouse of fine-art images as well as an art appreciation guide. This start-up’s mission is to make all the world’s art freely accessible to anyone with an internet connection, and is aimed specifically at those already comfortable with browsing image-driven websites on monitors and tablets. The Art.sy API helps promote accessibility on a developer level.
This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile and web application usage service, PBS video metadata service, e-mail marketing service, artwork information discovery service, visual voicemail services and an online appointment management service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
The Google Plus redesign shows signs of an app platform to come, says GigaOm. But that platform should not include a write API, says one developer. Plus: Group SMS goes RESTful, Amazon AWS docs on the Kindle and 28 new APIs.