Pebble Maps Out API Developer Engagement

Mark Boyd, January 16th, 2014

With 2014 barely two weeks in, wearable technology has already been announced as the trend of the year to watch (pun unintended, but let’s run with it). On the back of industry trade shows including the International CES and National Retail Federation’s BIG Show, wearable tech companies have started the year launching a slew of new products. Smartwatch pioneers and Kickstarter favorites Pebble launched the fashion-conscious Pebble Steel at CES, one of at least 22 new products now jostling for market share. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Thomas Sarlandie, Developer Evangelist at Pebble about the new Pebble appstore and how API developers will be the critical ingredient in a wearable tech company’s future success.


How to Develop an App with Twitter for Websites

Judah Frangipane, January 10th, 2014

TwitterTwitter for Websites enables you to integrate individual tweets and timelines right in your website or application. These tweets and timelines can display media, including photos, videos and article summaries. They are also fully interactive, allowing your readers to interact with them just as they would on Twitter.com.


54 New APIs: Vimeo, Campbell’s Kitchen, and the Fed API

Melody Clark, November 10th, 2013

This week, we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a web application for biomedical concept information, a backend-as-a-service for building and maintaining applications, and an image processing service API. We also added several new “how-to” blogposts, from how to visualize Twitter updates over time to how to use the Twilio API.


Today in APIs: RiskPulse API for Weathering Opportunities, the W.H. Launches API for Petitions, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 4th, 2013

The White House launches a Write API to help third parties set up petitions and deliver them to the We the People website. Stormpulse releases RiskPulse.com to turn risks into opportunities. Plus: Android now supports IR Blasters natively, SOA Software introduces the first datacenter API platform, and 10 new APIs.


Displet Creates Websites for Realtors

Greg Bates, August 19th, 2013

DispletDisplet builds websites for real estate companies. The REST Displet API returns JSON, and integrates RETS/IDX solutions into the websites, according to the documentation. The service incorporates data from MLS, enabling users searching through those listings to connect with real estate companies using Displet’s services.


APIs of the Week: Staff Picks HealthCare.gov, Coderbits and InAppSocial

Wendell Santos, July 28th, 2013

This week we had 39 new APIs added to our directory and our staff picked their favorites. These include a software developer network, healthcare and health insurance information service and a customer engagement platform. Read below for more information on each.


APIs of the Week: Staff Picks Redline13, Machine Linking and Primadesk

Wendell Santos, July 14th, 2013

This week we had 55 new APIs added to our directory and our staff picked their favorites. Among them include an anti-human trafficking registry, semantic analysis API and a digital content management service. Read below for more information on each.


APIs of the Week: Staff Picks Pearson, Citrix and Hatebase

Wendell Santos, July 7th, 2013

This week we had 59 new APIs added to our directory and our staff picked their favorites. Among them include a travel guide publications API, a service that accesses a hate speech repository, a customer service platform and a museum collection API. Read below for more information on each.


Interview Part 2: Nathan Kontny’s Draft Rewrites Wordprocessing

Greg Bates, July 2nd, 2013

Nathan Kontny is out to revise how you write, especially when you work with others. His online word processing program, Draft boasts features you can’t find in any other wordprocessor–like a professional editing service, for example.


APIs of the Week: Staff Picks Naveen Selvadurai API, US Government Data and Video Interviewing

Wendell Santos, June 9th, 2013

This week we had 42 new APIs added to our directory and our staff picked their favorites. Among them include Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai’s personal API, a market research application, access to US foreign policy records and a video interviewing API. Read below for more information on each.


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