Today in APIs: Facebook, Pinterest and 12 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 17th, 2012

FacebookYou may remember about how Facebook took credit for Pinterest’s growth. Now the social network has a mini-case study on the hot app. Also: are open APIs the new open source, do you know what API is backwards and 12 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Google Maps, Twitter Replay and 10 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 16th, 2012

Google MapsThe Google Maps API took a hit in France as non-competitive. The Gnip API now lets its customers go back in time, tweet-wise, retroactively tracking specific terms. Plus: APIs for hustlers, putting the “why” in user permissions and 10 new APIs.


Go With the Flow: Real-time APIs Are Here

Adam DuVander, February 16th, 2012

FlowdockCollaborative web app company Flowdock has upgraded its Flowdock API to include real-time streaming. It’s part of a new trend on APIs, a move from pull to push. If data changes outside of my app, I want to know inside of my app. Flowdock’s new API shows it’s in on this movement.


45 New APIs: MongoDB, Podcast Retrieval, Skyscanner

Wendell Santos, August 21st, 2011

This week we had 45 new APIs added to our API directory including a hosted MongoDB database, live chat platform, fact sharing service, podcast retrieval service, distributed graph database, and a flight and travel search engine. In addition, we covered the launch of the Pearson Plug & Play Platform. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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