239 Messaging APIs: Twilio SMS, Skype and Nexmo

Wendell Santos, August 8th, 2012

Twilio SMSOur API directory now includes 239 messaging APIs. The newest is the Parseco API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio SMS API. We list 169 Twilio SMS mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of messaging APIs.


62 Real Time APIs: Twitter, Thrutu and Pusher

Wendell Santos, April 17th, 2012

Twitter StreamingOur API directory now includes 62 real time APIs. The newest is the Telsolutions API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is a tie between the Twitter Streaming API and the Thrutu API. We list 5 Twitter Streaming mashups and 5 Thrutu mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of real time APIs.


Get Pushy with a Few Real-time APIs

Tim Lytle, February 21st, 2012

Real-timeYour web application is all shiny and new – it uses the perfect combination of the new cutting edge API everyone’s talking about, and a few old standbys. The only problem? You keep refreshing the page to see if something happened. You know, if someone signed up, or posted, or commented – or whatever it is your application does.

Those real-time APIs are for much more than just the sample chat applications.


56 New APIs: StackMob, Civicboom, Parse

Wendell Santos, October 30th, 2011

This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a realtime push messaging service, academic admissions services, a mobile device data exchange service, a news crowdsourcing platform, a data and analytics visualization service, and a secure internet identity service. Additionally, we covered one of the newest backend service providers. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Push Millions of Messages Per Second: It’s X-Stream.ly Easy

Garrett Wilkin, October 24th, 2011

x-stream.lyOut of a beige windowless office in Chicago comes a product that just might revolutionize what you thought was possible on the web. X-Stream.ly is a pure play API service offering low-latency high throughput real time messaging with no server side coding required. The x-stream.ly API is a pretty competitive offering in the real time API space.


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