Edamam, a company committed to helping people eat better by using technology to capture, organize and distill “the world’s food knowledge,” announced at NY Tech Day the release of the Edamam Nutrition API so that third-party developers can use the Edamam platform to create innovative food and recipe applications.
EBSCO announced that Sweden’s Stockholm University has selected the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) which includes custom integration of the EDS API into the institution’s library software platform. The University was looking for a reliable search and discovery solution that would be easy to integrate with the existing library software platform.
The past week might go down in API history as one of the biggest developments in the ever progressing API economy. Three API management companies embraced an unprecedented spotlight in the API world. First, Intel, the king of processors, paid $180 million to acquire Mashery. Next, software giant CA Technologies, snatched up Layer 7. Finally, 3Scale announced a brand new round of funding ($4.2 million). The question must arise: why have two Fortune 1000 companies and multiple venture capitalists all of a sudden poured hundreds of millions into the API space?
Expert System, a leading semantic technology company and developer of Cogito semantic technology, has announced the release of the Cogito Intelligence API which allows semantic processing and analysis functionality to be integrated with government, intelligence, law enforcement and other types of security software systems and applications.
Dovico Software, a leading provider of web-based time management software, has officially announced the launch of Dovico Apps, a new portal featuring a variety of Dovico API driven applications for Dovico hosted clients.
Of the many APIs we published this week, seven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those seven, which included the FaxLogic API. FaxLogic is a cloud-based fax-service that combines normal fax machine functionality with features of analog fax, Internet fax and fax servers. FaxLogic securely sends, stores, manages, and receives fax through email eliminating the need for phone lines, while also enabling scanning options that previously didn’t exist. To learn more about the FaxLogic API visit the FaxLogic site as well as the FaxLogic API blog post.
Earlier this month, Twilio announced that the company joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program and that the Twilio API had been integrated into the Google App Engine. Twilio (in partnership with KDDI Web Communications) has now announced the launch of Twilio for KWC, bringing the Twilio API to the Japanese developer community.
Evernote, providers of the Evernote API, has just announced the launch of the Evernote Accelerator Program, a month-long mentorship program for developers that will begin in October 2013 and will take place at the Evernote headquarters in Redwood City, California.
RentPaidOnline, a division of EFX Financial Services, has just announced the release of the RentPaidOnline Partner API (PAPI) which will provide selected and certified partners the ability to integrate the RentPaidOnline platform into applications and property management systems.
Even to the most casual observer it’s pretty apparent that developers will be accessing ever increasingly larger amounts of data via an API. The challenge is finding the right cloud-based platform capable of facilitating the integration of all that data at acceptable performance levels.