YouTube API Adds Topics, Universal Search

Janet Wagner, December 18th, 2012

YouTubeGoogle has released version 3.0 of the YouTube Data API which includes new functionality and features including Topics API, Universal Search, Channel Bulletin Post, Full Subscriber List Management, and more.


Today in APIs: Google Takes on AWS, Developer Support and 4 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 17th, 2012

Amazon EC2Google’s Pay-Per-Use API Services Challenges Amazon.  Another secret to building APIs is developer support. Plus: Making a case for retail and APIs, Codeproof API makes MDM integration easier, and 4 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Continuuity is Platform as a Service For Big Data, App.net Hackathon Recap and 10 New APIs

Wendell Santos, October 25th, 2012

Founded by former Yahoo and Facebook vets, Continuuity releases their Platform as a Service for big data. Read a recap of the first ever App.net Hackathon. Plus: Kii launches carrier-grade, self-service cloud for mobile app developers, improving the API developer experience and 10 new APIs.
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37 APIs Used in 7 Days: eBay, PayPal and Last.fm

Wendell Santos, August 25th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, Ambassador, BigCommerce, ChannelAdvisor, Endicia Label Server, Goodsie, Google Checkout, Google Storage, Highwire, MediaFire, Payvment, Sears, ShipStation, Volusion Shopping Cart and World Weather Online. The most often used APIs this week are DBpedia, eBay and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (12 APIs, 12 mashups), Shipping (5 APIs, 5 mashups) and Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Week In Review Featuring Google Maps, Dropbox and Spotify

Wendell Santos, August 24th, 2012

YouTubeWith the weekend upon us, it’s a good time to take a look back at some of the interesting mashups that were submitted to our directory this week. This batch includes a new music discovery service, a photo storage plugin and a hotel search tool. For more details on each, continue reading below.


Best New Mashups: July Roundup Featuring Twitter, Foursquare and Wikipedia

Wendell Santos, August 3rd, 2012

TwitterSummer continues to fly by and we turn the page on yet another month. As we start August, it’s time to look back at some of the more interesting mashups submitted to our directory. These mashups include a service to help you stay fit, social product reviews, and in staying with the season a tool to help you during your trips. Popular APIs used last month include Twitter and Foursquare. Read below to find out more about these mashups.


13 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google Places, Hoiio and Genability

Wendell Santos, July 14th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 13 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google URL Shortener, Huffington Post Pollster, Tixik and Wolfram Alpha . The most often used APIs this week are Google Latitude, Google Maps and Google Maps Data. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 7 mashups), Reference (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


18 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, Facebook and Rotten Tomatoes

Adam DuVander, June 16th, 2012

This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, BigCommerce, BuzzData, Embedly, Pinnacle Cart and Shopify. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Netflix and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 5 mashups) and Database (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: The Latest Twitter Mashups

Wendell Santos, June 8th, 2012

TwitterThis week we’re spotlighting the Twitter API, one of our most consistently popular APIs. Twitter is the second most used API in our directory appearing in over 700 mashups. Each of the mashups below leverage Twitter and have been named mashup of the day since May.


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Wikipedia and Freebase

Wendell Santos, June 2nd, 2012

This past week 11 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aviary Web, CartoDB, Google Street View Image, Magento and Webcams.travel. The most often used APIs this week are Bing Maps, Facebook and Freebase. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 7 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Photos (4 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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