It’s easy to forget that private APIs are the norm. Putting together the right public/private API strategy requires identifying the risks and needs of your business, and making smart moves to take things in the right direction.
Our API directory now includes 92 APIs. The newest is the EasyPost API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the FedEx API. We list 19 FedEx mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of shipping APIs.
This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 16 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AMEE, awe.sm, uShip and Zomato. The most often used APIs this week are AMEE, Facebook and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 10 mashups), Mapping (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
This week we had 27 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile location based service, 2,000+ dataset reference library, live competitor monitoring service, online shipping marketplace and gamification analytics platform.
Naming itself the eBay of the shipping world, uShip brings the bidding process to the transport marketplace. Need to move a boat? Champion horses? Tractor? Everything in your house? Put the job up for bidding and let the transport companies come to you. All transport companies have detailed profiles that show you just who you’ll be dealing with. For example, these guys would like to help move your motorcycle.