API Jobs from CARDFREE, MediaMath, FullContact and IFTTT

John Sheehan, March 1st, 2013

API Jobs There are two sides to the API equation: production and consumption. This week’s API job openings are focused on the consumption side which presents a unique set of challenges as an application becomes more distributed.

Today in APIs: Twitter IPO, API Design Pamphlet, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 28th, 2013

TwitterDoes Twitter’s API presage an IPO? API design by the book. Plus: How Gnip and FullContact combine their APIs, Twilio Fund adds 5 new companies, and 11 new APIs.

945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.

Today In APIs: Car Manufacturers, Foursquare Hackathon and 11 New APIs

Romin Irani, January 9th, 2013

Ford and General Motors kick off 2013 by opening up their car platforms to developers. Foursquare Hackaton sees 80 applications. Plus: 99 Designs Tech Team uses the GitHub API to build a bug monitor and keep bugs in check and 11 new APIs.

Today In APIs: PunchFork API shutdown, FullContact Account Stats API and 6 New APIs

Romin Irani, January 4th, 2013

PinterestPinterest plans to shutdown its first acquisition PunchFork, including its API. FullContact API nows offers Account Stats endpoint to monitor your usage. Plus: Google Offline Conversion API is both a blessing and a curse, Facebook announces better open graph stories with Flexible Sentences, and 6 new APIs.

Today in APIs: The Call for a Google Plus Read/Write API, 3Scale’s Top 10 API Blogposts of 2012 and 26 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 31st, 2012

Google PlusTechcrunch calls for a full Google Plus Read/Write API. 3Scale names the top 10 API Blogposts of 2012. Plus: Newspaper posts gun owner names and addresses, Amazon S3 adds root domain website hosting and 26 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Blogger Integrates Google+ Linking, Facebook Strengthens Ads With Help From the Apple API and 9 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, December 19th, 2012

BloggerBlogger has integrated Google+ allowing easier linking to profiles. Facebook used the Apple API to allow in application downloads. Plus: The digital world needs a Switzerland, Box outlines how the If-Match Header was born, and 9 new APIs.

Today In APIs: Facebook Android SDK updates, FullContact API use case and 9 New APIs

Romin Irani, December 14th, 2012

FacebookFacebook Android SDK 3.0 moves out of Beta. Maptia describes how they use FullContact API to filter customer signups. Plus: 300m people are now viewing TripAdvisor content on other sites each month, Amazon Web Services adds detailed billing reports, and 9 new APIs.

To Boldly Declare Where Few Companies Have Declared Before: FullContact’s 5 Laws of Privacy

Greg Bates, December 7th, 2012

FullContact CardSharkFullContact’s CEO, Bart Lorang, has just posted the company’s 5 Laws of Privacy. Small wonder–they are in the business of upgrading your contacts by providing an address book in the cloud that fills in contact details. Any user would have a simple question: what happens to data I give to the company?

Today in APIs: API Strategy Suggestions, The Recognize.im API Goes Public and 18 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, November 21st, 2012

Recognize.imDevopsAngle.com discussed the importance of a well-though-out API Strategy. Recognize.im releases their API for public use. Plus: FullContact’s five laws of privacy, Amazon adds common design pattern into SQS queues and SNS notifications, and 18 new APIs.

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