This week we had 70 new APIs added to our API directory including a credit card identity service, open scoring service, application tracking service, online programming community and a media transcoding service. In addition we covered an API that lets users perform image tagging for fun and profit, and an API for creating personalized postcards. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
U.S. Energy Information Administration releases Electricity Data. Lemon Opens Wallet API to publishers. Plus: miiCard launches Identity-as-a-Service platform, Mogreet Launches Powerful APIs for Video, Image, and Audio MMS, SMS and Content Transcoding, and 22 New APIs.
For sports fans, this might be the best time of the year. Baseball is winding down and the playoffs are about to begin, the NFL and NCAA are in full gear with big matchups every weekend and basketball is on the horizon with camps opening soon. Today’s look at mashups focuses on those that bring [...]
Mashery, a leading provider of API technology and services (as well as a ProgrammableWeb sponsor), has just announced that the annual Business of APIs (BAPI) Conference will be returning to San Francisco on October 2, New York on October 17 and London on November 6.
Get all of the latest Olympic news and updates with the newly updated ESPN API. LinkedIn reaches out to its developers by opening up a much requested functionality of its API. Plus: Parse.ly API for the Dash Analytics platform is made public and 15 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 91 sports APIs. The newest is the Fanatix API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the FanFeedr Sports News API. We list 13 FanFeedr Sports News mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of sports APIs.
APIs are no longer technical nice-to-haves. These three letters are being spoken in board rooms and used as the basis for business strategy. One place you can see the effects of API growing up is the sheer number in our directory. But big numbers only tell us so much. In our many discussions with API providers, we’ve noticed a pattern with how many are approaching their platforms. These threads point to an alternate meaning for API: Apps, Partners and Income.
This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 20 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 7digital, Are You Watching This, ArtistData, Bing Traffic, ESPN, Groups Near You, Grove.io, Social Actions, US Yellow Pages, Yahoo My Web Search and Zotero. The most often used APIs this week are Blogger, KooKoo and US Yellow Pages. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
With Microsoft charging for Bing Search API and Google doing the same for high-volume Maps queries, 2012 is shaping up as the year the API graduates from cool technology to bona fide product. Increasingly, APIs are powering business models, revenue streams, and brand reach. From Klout to Instagram, at virtually every hot startup an API is central to the business plan.
This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 20 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon SES, ESPN, Geoportail, Readability , Readmill, ReadSocial and Topsy. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 10 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 7 mashups) and Music (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups: