Moves API: Making Every Step Count

Candice McMillan, June 14th, 2013

MovesGetting in the right amount of daily exercise is important for general health, but how many of us know exactly how active we are on a daily basis? How much do we actually move and how can we track it? Moves is an application that transforms your iPhone into a portable movement tracker; a handy tool that is a combination of the kind of functionalities you’d find in other gadgets and apps such as Nike+ fuelband, Fitbit, Runkeeper, Runtastic etc. Moves also provides the Moves API that allows developers to access this functionality and integrate it with other applications.

Today in APIs: Content Experiments API, SOA Software’s API Lifecycle Manager, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 10th, 2013

Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics’ Content Experiments API. SOA Software’s Lifecycle Manager for APIs. Plus: Cloud Machine Translation Platform releases an API, Mastercard fraud scoring API picked up by Klount, and 10 new APIs.

APIs of the Week: Staff Picks Naveen Selvadurai API, US Government Data and Video Interviewing

Wendell Santos, June 9th, 2013

This week we had 42 new APIs added to our directory and our staff picked their favorites. Among them include Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai’s personal API, a market research application, access to US foreign policy records and a video interviewing API. Read below for more information on each.

42 New APIs: Amazon Web Services, Sentiment Analysis and QR Code

Wendell Santos, June 9th, 2013

This week we had 42 new APIs added to our API directory including a text and sentiment analysis service, mobile push notification service, QR code management platform, video format conversion service and a bitcoin exchange service. In addition we also covered the Animetrics face recognition API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: The Quantified Self API, Kaiser Permanente Open Health API and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 3rd, 2013

Foursquare co-founder launches API on self. Kaiser Permanente starts open health API. Plus: facial recognition on Google Glass banned – but developers persist, WSO2 enables federated access to APIs across multiple entities, and 9 new APIs.

Vegas Hack Disrupts Open Data

Kyle Kelly, February 28th, 2013

If you weren’t at the #VegasHack public data hackathon on Saturday, February 23, 2013, you sure missed an “open data” great time. Vegas Hack and Code For America collaborated to bring a civic innovation hackathon for people dedicated to finding new solutions to address real issues in the community.

Google Introduces Google Plus Sign-In: Features Secure Log-In and Interactive Sharing

Janet Wagner, February 26th, 2013

Google PlusGoogle has just announced the introduction of the Google Plus Sign-In, a new feature of the Google Plus platform that allows developers using the Google Plus API to add a secure sign-in to their web and mobile applications.

MyFitnessPal Debuts Private API

Curtis C. Chen, October 18th, 2012

MyFitnessPalSome developers don’t just love code that runs–they also like to get out and run, themselves. And, because they’re developers, they love to collect statistics and track their progress over time. If you’re one of those people, good news: online service MyFitnessPal has provided the MyFitnessPal API to help its users bring together all their data from various devices and apps in a single place.

Today in APIs: MyFitnessPal API, Facebook World HACK Winners, New Google Play Console and 13 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 16th, 2012

MyFitnessPal goes down the API route to integrate devices and applications. Facebook World HACK 2012 sees 300+ apps built. Google Play Developer Console new version is now publicly available to all but still lacks an API. Plus: SAP’s in-memory Database HANA One is now available for production use on AWS,  Apigee / Layer 7 Simplify API Development and 13 New APIs

Social Data and APIs: Join ProgrammableWeb in SF at DataWeek

Adam DuVander, September 19th, 2012

In partnership with DataWeek, we’re organizing a half day event next Wednesday, September 26, in San Francisco. Though we usually look at the overall API universe, we’re focusing in on just social APIs, which still gives us plenty to discuss. There’s an exciting lineup of talks from API providers, API thinkers and API consumers (some are all three). We’re inviting our bay area-based readers to join us for this event and the rest of DataWeek.

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