180 Finance APIs: PayPal, CrunchBase and FreshBooks

Wendell Santos, June 26th, 2012

PayPalOur API directory now includes 180 finance APIs. The newest is the TTAGG Stock API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the PayPal API. We list 33 PayPal mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of finance APIs.


Today in APIs: “Heroku for Twilio,” Basecamp’s Non-API and 10 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 8th, 2012

BasecampPopular project management platform Basecamp has launched a revamped version of its service, but not a corresponding new Basecamp API. A new service wants to do for the Twilio SMS API what Heroku did for Amazon EC2. Plus: Crunchbase stats mashup, TV’s slow revolution and 10 new APIs.


Civic Commons Marketplace Gets an API

Jesse Bounds, January 23rd, 2012

Civic Commons MarketplaceCivic Commons, a non-profit initiative that aims to help cities and local governments harness the power of shared technologies and adapt to a more collaborative software development methodology, recently released an app store for civic technology called the Civic Commons Marketplace. Just last week, an alpha version of the Civic Commons Marketplace API for this app store was also released.


Best New Mashups: Best Mashups of 2011

Wendell Santos, December 30th, 2011

2011 was another great year for mashups. At ProgrammableWeb we saw over 900 new mashups added to our directory. Popular app categories such as mapping, search and shopping continued to lead the way. This year however saw social apps continue their rapid growth from the last couple of years. As 2011 comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the best and most popular mashups that were submitted.


Librato Hits Sweet Spot: Metrics and Management Without Refactoring

Garrett Wilkin, November 16th, 2011

Librato SilverlineLibrato hits the sweet spot for late adopters.  Developers that are not willing to host their systems in the cloud, but need to implement reliable, automatic scaling should find Librato to be a realistic way forward.  It allows for existing applications to be wrapped in “containers” and “templates” which transform them into monitored processes that produce performance metrics.  Now with the Librato APIs, developers can now fully manage their process configuration set programatically. This company makes a serious offering to the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space with technology driven on an excellent strategy and backed by 12 million in funding.


17 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google Tasks, Twitter, Wikipedia

Wendell Santos, July 2nd, 2011

This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile geolocation service, email marketing and delivery service, social search and recommendation service, online mapping service, professional social networking platform, virtual dating application and a wine search service. In addition, we provided more in depth coverage of a weather data logging service and an image sharing service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.” alt=”" /> This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Discogs, Google Tasks, MusixMatch and WareNet CheckWare. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twitter and Wikipedia. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Reference (3 APIs, 5 mashups), Music (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


39 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Flickr and Netflix

Wendell Santos, June 11th, 2011

This past week 9 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 39 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 5min, 8tracks, FanSnap, Google Places, Howcast, Movieclips.com, New York Times Movie Reviews, Songkick and VideoSurf. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Yelp. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Video (9 APIs, 9 mashups), Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Google Maps, TypePad and Freebase

Adam DuVander, May 8th, 2011

This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 43Things, Cheezburger, Cirip, GitHub, Google Gears, Klout, Netvibes, Plancast, Qwerly, SMSMyBus, Social Archive, TypePad and Vodpod. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Spotify Metadata. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (7 APIs, 11 mashups), Other (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Blogging (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


32 APIs Used in 7 Days: Groupon, Twitter, Zillow and eBay

Adam DuVander, January 15th, 2011

This past week 23 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Forvo, GreatSchools, Groupon, MusixMatch and Wordnik. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Reference (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Search (5 APIs, 6 mashups) and Shopping (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: FedEx, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com and Last.fm

Adam DuVander, January 8th, 2011

This past week 16 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Abbreviations, Kynetx, PubSub, Qwerly, Superfeedr and Yahoo Music Engine. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Reference (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Mapping (3 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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