Pubnub raises $11 million to build out API-based services network. Precor’s Preva Fitness API turns workout into playout. Plus: Tictail’s new API and tools for retail stores, New Zealand adopts common web platform, and 10 new APIs.
This week we had 55 new APIs added to our API directory including a health data service, top 10 travel guide publications, executive orders data service, business payment solution provider and application notification platform. Additionally we covered an API exposing crime data and an API for running realtime project management reports. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which include the Ribbet API. Ribbet is a photo-editing tool providing users with various different tools and filters. Along with these basic tools and filters comes more complex photo collage making functionalities. These include more extensive editing tools similar to that of Photoshop. The Ribbet API allows developers to integrate the Ribbet photo editing functionality into their websites. To learn more about the Ribbet API visit the Ribbet site as well as the Ribbet API blog post.
SOA Software launches API management for DataPower. Travelguru’s TGConnect API for Hoteliers launched. Plus: Nevatech’s Sentinet 3.3 SOA/API management platform, the new age of digital letterpress, and 13 new APIs.
eHive, online collection management system, grants access to its web-based organization system via the eHive API. Museums can integrate the API with third party applications, or developers can build mobile and custom apps that leverage eHive technology. eHive allows museums and curators to gather, share, and manage collections of all flavors and sizes directly through a web interface. API integration enables eHive users to gain traction through mobile, social, and existing networks.
Our API directory now includes 54 calendar APIs. The newest is the InfoPark Web Calendar API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Eventful API. We list 47 Eventful mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of calendar APIs.
Our API directory now includes 144 office APIs. The newest is the Practice Fusion API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Salesforce.com API. We list 45 Salesforce.com mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of office APIs.
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Our API directory now includes 88 project management APIs. The newest is the Trajectory API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Basecamp API. We list 14 Basecamp mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of project management APIs.
This past week 26 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 Australian Business Number Lookup, Bandcamp, Beatport, Checkvist, Dance-Tunes, Medianet Open MP3, Mendeley, New York Times Movie Reviews and PLoS Search. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (8 APIs, 8 mashups), Social (5 APIs, 12 mashups) and Other (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
This week we had 61 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud storage service, a social sharing experiment, a web polling service, open source government data, a mapping search service, and a restaurant deal search service. Additionally, we covered an API with a sense of humor and an interoperable places data API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.