Today in APIs: Google’s App Engine, API Quirks and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, October 29th, 2012

Google App EngineThe Google App Engine went down for over 3 hours on Friday, then bounced back. Zapier added a new blog series on API quirks. Plus: there’s a new API meetup in Paris, the Amazon outage is proof that API monitoring needs overhauling, and 12 new APIs.

API Spotlight: Datownia, Yodlee, and Social Networking Curator Actwitty

Matthew Scott, October 26th, 2012

DatowniaOf the many APIs we published this week, 15 were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those 15, which include the Datownia API. The Datownia API generates an API from an Excel spreadsheet that allows developers to integrate their data with any website or app. The object of the API is to allow developers to update content on multi-platform apps simultaneously. To learn more about the Datownia API visit the Datownia site as well as the Datownia API blog post.

Google Launches DoubleClick Ad Exchange Seller API

Janet Wagner, October 26th, 2012

Google CodeYesterday, Google announced the launch of a new API that gives developers programmatic access to their DoubleClick Ad Exchange Seller inventory and the ability to generate reports.

Today in APIs: Twitter Woes, Twilio Queues and 24 New APIs

Adam DuVander, September 10th, 2012

TwitterThe changes to the Twitter API continue to upset, confuse and frustrate developers. The latest feature of the Twilio Voice API allows anyone to make complete call queues and the Twilio team is sharing some code for creating a metrics dashboard. Plus: hackathon winners, DoubleClick API updates and 24 new APIs.

Today in APIs: foursquare in TomTom, Facebook Mentions and 15 New APIs

Adam DuVander, August 21st, 2012

foursquareLocation-sharing service foursquare is now part of navigation company TomTom’s iPhone app. Foursquare also factors into news from Facebook about integrating user mentions into apps. Plus: Amazon’s even cheaper storage, Google App Engine, Topsy Pro and 15 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Facebook, Google DoubleClick and 19 New APIs

Adam DuVander, August 20th, 2012

FacebookFacebook is kicking off a world tour for developers hacking on its Facebook API. There more security and extra endpoints coming to DoubleClick API. Plus: another voice recognition service, plenty more Twitter chatter and 19 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Google OAuth 2.0, Basecamp and 10 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 29th, 2012

BasecampGoogle updated its OAuth playground, a tool to try out several of its many Google APIs. There’s finally a new Basecamp API to go along with the updated version of the site. Plus: why APIs suck, Sweden’s second-best API and 10 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Spotify, Gnip, ESPN and 11 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 27th, 2012

Spotify AppsA timeline traces Spotify’s path from music listening app to “OS of Music.” Gnip adds some tweet filtering operators. Plus: will ESPN come to Siri, FullContact’s pricing two-step and 11 new APIs.

112 Advertising APIs: Google AdSense, Google AdWords and FeedBurner

Wendell Santos, February 21st, 2012

Google AdSenseOur API directory now includes 112 advertising APIs. The newest is the TagLabs ActiveTag API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google AdSense API. We list 74 Google AdSense mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of advertising APIs.

Today in APIs: Private Path API, Wolfram’s Siri Love and 18 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 7th, 2012

Wolfram Alpha has a mobile app, so of course it has an API. Someone sniffed the traffic and discovered something naughty. And you know the answer-anything Wolframe Alpha? Find out why it really, really likes Apple’s Siri. Plus: Facebook gaming, Google Plus developers and 18 new APIs.

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