The “Car as a Platform” wars have been heating up for some time now and ProgrammableWeb has published several posts on the topic, including: “Car as a Platform Wars: GM Joins Ford” by Adam DuVander, “Ford Launches Program That Provides Developers Ability to Create Vehicle-Controlled, Voice-Activated Smartphone Apps” by Janet Wagner, and “Have You Driven a Ford API Lately? Round Up on the Connected Car” by Greg Bates.
Our API directory now includes 35 restaurant APIs. The newest is the Hoppit API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Menu Mania API. We list 6 Menu Mania mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of restaurant APIs.
In February, Morgan and Claypool Publishers released a 54-page unfinished work by Aaron Swartz on A Programmable Web. It begins with a focus on the architecture of the web, and moves on to “what it means to build a program on top of the web.”
Wowzer, video screening/interviewing provider, announced the public release of the first Wowzer API. Wowzer believes its video screening platform (as an alternative to phone screening) reduces candidate screening time by 75%. Recruiters and employers can evaluate and respond to applicants in a time and manner most beneficial to their organization. Extending the Wowzer platform via API allows recruiters to integrate the Wowzer features into existing hiring processes.
This week we had 60 new APIs added to our API directory including a programming article search, a retrieval, and rating service, an international shipping service, a business operating information service, a home buying service, a consultation and engagement service, a social messaging service and a biodiversity event information retrieval service.
NPR gets serious about teaching developers to use its API. Blogger added to HootSuite’s app directory. Plus: GSA rolls out new metrics and API for social media, Adland on Twitter Ads API, and 11 new APIs.
This week we had 64 new APIs added to our API directory including a voice messaging service, document and url summarization service, flight routing data service, casino game distribution platform, meme faces download service, random number generator and car information and pricing service. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.
This weeks collection of API jobs features an international listing and 5 other contenders for your talents. These listing come from 3 companies, spread across the world. Make sure the check out the listing and also the ProgrammableWeb profile that is connected to it.
Our API directory now includes 70 jobs APIs. The newest is the O*NET API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the indeed API. We list 34 indeed mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of jobs APIs.
Nike launches the Nike+ Developer Portal. The thin line between corporate hackathons and exploitation. Plus: Twitter libraries that support the latest version, Facebook cuts off access to Voxer over competition concerns, and 11 new APIs.