Best News Mashups Announced in Daylife Challenge

Kevin Farnham, August 20th, 2008

Daylife has announced the winners of the 2008 DayPI Developer Challenge. Their DayPI is a unique API for building news-based applications. We wrote about the DayPI Developer Challenge last month.

Yahoo’s Best BOSS Search Mashups

Jordan Running, August 14th, 2008

Yahoo BOSSLast month Yahoo! announced BOSS, its Build Your Own Search Service, which “allows developers and companies to create and launch web-scale search products by utilizing the same infrastructure and technology that powers Yahoo! Search.” The REST API allows developers to get results in XML or JSON format for web, news, and image search queries. Recently the official Yahoo! Search Blog showcased a handful of the best mashups that third-party developers created in BOSS’s first month of operation.

Build Multimedia Timelines with the Dipity API

Jordan Running, August 8th, 2008

DipityDipity is an innovative web service that lets users create interactive multimedia timelines for anything from breaking news to Internet Memes. But the real action is behind the scenes with their extensive web service, which allows third parties to build and manage timelines programmatically (our Dipity API profile).

ProgrammableWeb 2.0 Goes Live

John Musser, April 24th, 2006

Version 2 of is now live. What’s new? Just about all of it, every page is different. Perhaps the biggest change is the addition of 3 “dashboards” which now serve as the site’s main hubs.

Home Page Dashboard: The home page has gone from being just a static site index to a useful page that [...]

3 New APIs

John Musser, December 12th, 2005

Here’s a sampling of some of the new APIs added to this site’s database in the past month:

WSRelater: What is it? An interesting new service, currently in alpha, from Chris Law and Paul Martino’s AggregateKnowledge service. As they describe:
WSRelater is a web service for suggesting items of interest to a user based on the behavior [...]

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