43 Metadata APIs: Fluidinfo, Ontos and Associated Press Metadata

Matthew Scott, December 10th, 2013

CalaisOur API directory now includes 43 metadata APIs. The newest is the OpenStreetMap Taginfo API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Calais API. We list 17 Calais mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of metadata APIs.


531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.


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.


Art.sy Puts Art At Your Fingertips

Candice McMillan, October 10th, 2012

art.syFor 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.


Today In APIs: API Mashup Contest returns, Skype API vulnerability, TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon and 8 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 9th, 2012

SkypeThe API Mashup Contest is now in its 4th edition. Hackers exploit the Skype API to infect Windows PCs. Plus: TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon, Art.sy is mapping the world of art on the web, and 8 New APIs.


56 New APIs: Art.sy, PBS and Visual Voicemail

Wendell Santos, April 15th, 2012

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.


Today in APIs: Google Plus Platform, Group SMS and 28 New APIs

Adam DuVander, April 11th, 2012

Google PlusThe 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.


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