Google Maps API Now Supports GeoJSON

Eric Carter, March 19th, 2014

Google MapsToday, Google announced GeoJSON support for the Google Maps API. GeoJSON is an open source file format that eases visualization creation. The thought behind GeoJSON support lies in the data format’s ability to simplify code.


StatCounter Launches an API for Paying Subscribers

Patricio Robles, March 10th, 2014

StatCounter, a Web site analytics provider that tracks billions of page views each month across more than 3 million Web sites, launched its first API for paying StatCounter subscribers in February.


BigML Looks to Impress Developers in 2014

Janet Wagner, March 6th, 2014

BigML2014 is already turning out to be a great year for BigML.


Tableau Software Becomes a Member of Emerging Splunk Ecosystem

Michael Vizard, March 5th, 2014

As a platform for indexing and analyzing machine data, Splunk has emerged as a provider of a Big Data platform that developers can easily invoke. Now Splunk is starting to build an ecosystem around that platform.


How To Use Mixpanel To Track SendGrid Email Delivery

Patricio Robles, February 20th, 2014

Email is one of the oldest mediums of communication on the Internet, and, for many companies, it’s still one of the most important. Delivering email and tracking email campaigns reliably is crucial to success for countless businesses today.


New Charts, Features Join the Google Visualization API

Janet Wagner, February 13th, 2014

GoogleGoogle has released a new version of the Google Visualization API that features new chart types including sankey diagrams, calendar charts and annotation charts. The release also includes new features and improvements such as string to number conversion in datatables, the ability to export corecharts and geocharts as PNGs, and crosshairs for scatter, line and combo charts.


Plot.ly’s Plot to Visualize More Data

Ajay Ohri, January 22nd, 2014

ProgrammableWeb recently caught up with Matt Sundquist, founder and COO of  Plot.ly, a graphing and analytics startup. The Plotly API enables users to analyze and visualize data in one place, and forms an important step in building the infrastructure for data science to be further democratized. Sundquist spoke about the Plot.ly API, comparing it with existing visual solutions, and how visual data science solutions can evolve.


New Integrations and Interface Coming Soon to Ducksboard

Janet Wagner, December 12th, 2013

DucksboardDucksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.


Splunk Dashboards Tap Into Regulations.gov API

Michael Vizard, November 21st, 2013

Splunk If there is one thing governments do exceedingly well, it’s collect data. What they don’t do as well is make that data available in a way that is particularly useful. Looking to change that dynamic, Splunk has begun working with the White House on a Regulations.gov initiative to make it easier to mine the trove of government data.


Mind Mapping Web App, Mind42, Launches API

Eric Carter, November 20th, 2013

Mind42Mind42, a mind mapping web application, has launched the Mind42 API. Mind mapping is a process that collects ideas and then arranges them in a graphical way. The tree or star-like graphical depiction that Mind42 creates illustrates the connection between different ideas or topics. The Mind42 API allows developers to access, create and edit maps on Mind42 from third-party applications.


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