5 Reasons Your API Is Still Private

Guest Author, November 18th, 2013

It’s easy to forget that private APIs are the norm. Putting together the right public/private API strategy requires identifying the risks and needs of your business, and making smart moves to take things in the right direction.

PW Interview: José Luis Martinez of Textalytics

Ajay Ohri, November 6th, 2013

In our continuing focus on Analytics APIs that help enterprises come closer to the customer by easier integration through APIs, here is an interview with José Luis Martinez of  Textalytics. Textalytics is a brand by Daedalus, a Spanish SME that has been working in the field of natural language processing since 1998.

PW Interview: Scott Gimpel Founder and CEO FantasyData.com

Ajay Ohri, October 23rd, 2013

Here is an interview with Scott Gimpel Founder and CEO of FantasyData.com. The site used to be known as NFLdata.com and provides NFL statistics. The site claims to have almost 25 million API calls /month during football season with over 300 developers working with it’s API.

Expert System Releases Freemium Version of the Cogito Intelligence API

Janet Wagner, October 17th, 2013

Expert SystemEarlier this year, ProgrammableWeb reported that Expert System, a leading semantic software company, had released the Cogito Intelligence API which allows semantic processing and analysis functionality to be integrated with government, intelligence, law enforcement and other types of security software systems and applications. Expert System has just announced the launch of a “freemium” version of the Cogito Intelligence API which is available on Mashape, the cloud API Marketplace.

Today in APIs: Kodak’s Print API, NeXID’s Fingerprint SDK, and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, October 16th, 2013

Kodak Alaris calls out to App developers with new print API. NeXID’s Fingerprint SDK Plus: first bi-directional API for nonprofit sector is nearing launch, WSO2 brings best practices integration workshop to Auckland, and 12 new APIs.

Newest Postman Release Includes OAuth 2.0 Support, User Accounts, and Other New Features

Janet Wagner, October 14th, 2013

Postman REST ClientPostman REST Client, a powerful HTTP client that helps developers test and develop web services, has just released version 0.9.3. (Google Chrome Packaged App) which includes brand new features including OAuth 2.0 support, user accounts, bulk uploading/importing, and a brand new API Directory.

Developers of CamFind App Release Image Recognition API to General Public

Janet Wagner, September 18th, 2013

Image SearcherImage Searcher, Inc., an image recognition and mobile search technology company, has announced the public release of the Image Searcher Image Recognition API which leverages the same technology used to power the CamFind and TapTapSee applications. CamFind is a visual mobile search app and TapTapSee is an app designed for the blind and visually impaired.

PW Interview: Jolo Balbin Co-Founder Text Teaser

Ajay Ohri, September 18th, 2013

In the API, TextTeaser accepts the URL or the title + text of the article. It will then be processed using the algorithm to generate a summary. There are also optional parameters that can be added: blog, and category of the article. These optional parameters are used to improve the learning capability of the algorithm and provide a better summary.

PW Interview:Bob Bickel CoFounder Redline13

Ajay Ohri, July 29th, 2013

This is an interview with Bob Bickel, co-founder of Redline 13. Bob is a leader in the tech field with experience at Bluestone, HP, JBoss, Hyperic, CloudBees, eXo and RunSignUp. We picked the Redline13 ZipCode API to be the API of the week in July 2013.

PW Interview : Brandon Wirtz CTO Stremor.com

Ajay Ohri, July 4th, 2013

Here is an interview with Brandon Wirtz, CTO of the very exciting text mining API startup Stremor.com. We have covered Stremor here before. Liquid Helium API is the core of all Stremor’s products and it extracts information about sentence and paragraph structure, word usage, parts of speech, grammar, writing style, punctuation, and author bias. Stremor also  has   a new kind of search engine called Samuru based on it’s language APIs.

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