API Spotlight: A WheelChair accessibility API, A Mobile Wallet API and A Restaurant services API

Matthew Scott, October 12th, 2012

SDSS Cone SearchOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll launch those ten into the spotlight, which included the Sloan Digital Sky Survey API. The SDSS has captured images covering more than a quarter of the sky, containing more than 930,000 galaxies and 120,000 quasars. The API allows developers to do a cone search, retrieving whatever is available for a given position in the sky and a given radius about that position.


Today In APIs: API Mashup Contest returns, Skype API vulnerability, TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon and 8 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 9th, 2012

SkypeThe API Mashup Contest is now in its 4th edition. Hackers exploit the Skype API to infect Windows PCs. Plus: TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon, Art.sy is mapping the world of art on the web, and 8 New APIs.


Mobile Wallet App Developer Takes Lemon and Makes Lemonade

Eric Carter, October 8th, 2012

LemonLemon, mobile wallet app, announced the Lemon API as one component of the Lemonade Platform.Prior to API integration, Lemon users were required to snap photos of their receipts and cards to incorporate the data into the mobile wallet app.


Today in APIs: Electricity Data API, Lemon Wallet API and 22 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 3rd, 2012

LemonU.S. Energy Information Administration releases Electricity Data. Lemon Opens Wallet API to publishers. Plus: miiCard launches Identity-as-a-Service platform, Mogreet Launches Powerful APIs for Video, Image, and Audio MMS, SMS and Content Transcoding, and 22 New APIs.


59 Money APIs: Microsoft adCenter, ActBlue and TD Ameritrade

Wendell Santos, October 3rd, 2012

Microsoft adCenterOur API directory now includes 59 money APIs. The newest is the MoneyScience API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Microsoft adCenter API. We list 3 Microsoft adCenter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of money APIs.


255 SMS APIs: Twilio SMS, Tropo and Nexmo

Wendell Santos, October 2nd, 2012

Twilio SMSOur API directory now includes 255 SMS APIs. The newest is the Msg2send API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio SMS API. We list 171 Twilio SMS mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of SMS APIs.


239 Messaging APIs: Twilio SMS, Skype and Nexmo

Wendell Santos, August 8th, 2012

Twilio SMSOur API directory now includes 239 messaging APIs. The newest is the Parseco API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio SMS API. We list 169 Twilio SMS mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of messaging APIs.


PayPal Buys Itself an API

Curtis C. Chen, July 20th, 2012

Card.ioPayPalWithout the dot, “cardio” is Rule #1 in Zombieland. With the dot, card.io is PayPal’s latest acquisition: the startup formerly known as Lumber Labs, whose technology allows developers to integrate credit card payments into any iOS or Android app with no additional hardware.


338 Shopping APIs: Cupónica, Amazon and eBay

Kevin Sundstrom, July 11th, 2012

eBayOur API directory now includes 338 shopping APIs. The newest is the Cupónica. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Amazon eCommerce. We list 413 Amazon eCommerce mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of shopping APIs.


180 Finance APIs: PayPal, CrunchBase and FreshBooks

Wendell Santos, June 26th, 2012

PayPalOur API directory now includes 180 finance APIs. The newest is the TTAGG Stock API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the PayPal API. We list 33 PayPal mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of finance APIs.


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