Today in APIs: Minneapolis 311 App, Google Developer Expert Program and 12 New APIs

Romin Irani, July 19th, 2012

Warranty LifeMinneapolis now has a 311 App for citizens to report civic issues. Google Developer Expert program to highlight top developers, an API for Product Warranties and 12 New APIs.


n0tice Promotes Open Journalism with Open API

Eric Carter, May 31st, 2012

n0ticeIn 2011, the Guardian launched its local messaging bulletin: n0tice. Although the platform encouraged open journalism, the Guardian has expanded the effort with the launch the n0tice API last week. The very premise of n0tice offers value from a locality perspective. With the open API, the value of the local bulletin can be integrated with any developer’s application.


81 News APIs: Digg, FanFeedr and ClearForest

Wendell Santos, February 1st, 2012

DiggOur API directory now includes 81 news APIs. The newest is the New York Times Events API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Digg API. We list 69 Digg mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of news APIs.


Learn About Local Happenings With n0tice

Allen Tipper, July 25th, 2011

n0ticen0tice is a simple location based public notice board system. It’s completely open and unfiltered, and allows users to post any sort of notice they want, tagged with their location, and lets them read notices near them, sorted by distance. Quite a simple little idea, and if it gets a user base, it could end up being quite useful. Although first designed for iPhone, the n0tice API was quickly released to allow integration into other programs, including desktop apps.


45 New APIs: Google, PubSubHubbub and Taxi Booking

Adam DuVander, May 22nd, 2011

This week we had 45 new APIs added to our API directory including a URL shortening tool, website speed scorer, personal task list service, electric vehicle charging point database, realtime mapping service, bug tracking software, code review tool and website owner verification service. We covered the PubSubHubbub service in more detail on the blog. Below is more details on each of these 45 new APIs.


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