For a couple of years at least, Buffer fans have been clamoring for the social media service to integrate with Google+. Why can’t we schedule posts to our Google+ Pages?, they asked. The answer was because Google had not released a Google+ write API yet.
Buffer creates scheduled posting via Google+’s new API. Facebook updates its Android SDK, catches up with its iOS SDK. Plus: SOA and API management markets may be merging, the two syllables barred from app titles on Instagram are “Insta” and “gram”, and 10 new APIs.
There is a category of vendors on the rise in the API space; Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). The term is fairly new and there is some debate as to the definition and features of vendors that would be classified in the iPaaS category. This post is an overview of iPaaS and features several vendors that offer iPaaS solutions.
Our API directory now includes 38 scheduling APIs. The newest is the T Dispatch Passengers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Buffer API. We list 1 Buffer mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of scheduling APIs.
Native Applications have trumped Web applications over the years when it comes to handling rich media. With HTML5, the tide began to search where Audio and Video became first class citizens in your Web applications. While the features were limited, it was a good start and Web developers began to push the envelope with what could be done with Audio and Video via native support in the browsers itself.
Of the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of bloggers. In this post, we will launch those eleven into the spotlight, which include the TitanTV API. TitanTV is an online TV guide service that provides accurate over-the-air and satellite TV line-ups for a user’s specific area, utilizing geo-location technology. The TitanTV API allows users to access information on these line-ups as well as retrieve recording schedule entries. To learn more about the TitanTV APi visit the TitanTV site as well as the TitanTV API blog post.
Skybuffer, web application developer, offers its web based checklist (i.e. Cloud Checklist) via the Skybuffer Cloud Checklist API . Users create work lists, schedule activities, and plan outings with Cloud Checklist. Through API integration, developers can include the entire suite of Cloud Checklist functionality directly in existing apps and workflows.
Google demonstrates Glass Mirror API at SXSW. Partners demonstrate their usage of Twitter Ads API. Plus: Wowzer announces an API for Video Interviewing and 13 New APIs.
Our API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.
Amazon Web Services announces EC2 Spotathon. Big Data 2012 Hackathon award goes to converting stock movements into music. And this just in from the Retweet This Department: “API’s are for people and people need to be able to use it.” Plus: Don’t miss the AWS re:Invent! is sold out, Assembla API adds OAuth2 Support, and MediaWiki discussion on making MediaWiki more RESTful.