Automobile: The Next Major Technology Platform – Part I – Connected Vehicle Developer Programs and Standards Groups

Janet Wagner, June 19th, 2013

ProgrammableWebThe “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.

35 Restaurant APIs: Unofficial Open Table, Food Genius and Menu Mania

Wendell Santos, June 5th, 2013

Menu ManiaOur 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.

Aaron Swartz’s Programmable Web: An Unfinished Work

Greg Bates, March 26th, 2013

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.”

Include Video Screening in Recruiting Platforms with Wowzer API

Eric Carter, March 18th, 2013

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.

60 New APIs: ConnectYard, DealAngel, and friendSurf

Kevin Sundstrom, February 24th, 2013

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.

Today in APIs: NPR API Tools, Blogger Added to HootSuite App Directory, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 21st, 2013

NPRNPR 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.

64 New APIs: Bitly, Goodzer, Clipped

Adam DuVander, January 27th, 2013

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.

API Jobs from Spotify, Temboo and AlchemyAPI

John Sheehan, January 25th, 2013

API JobsThis 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.

70 Jobs APIs: Indeed, Simply Hired and CareerBuilder

Wendell Santos, January 23rd, 2013

indeedOur 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.

Today in APIs: Nike Launches the Nike+ Developer Portal, Corporate Hackathons and Exploitation, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 21st, 2013

Nike PlusNike 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.

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