17 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google Tasks, Twitter, Wikipedia

Wendell Santos, July 2nd, 2011

This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile geolocation service, email marketing and delivery service, social search and recommendation service, online mapping service, professional social networking platform, virtual dating application and a wine search service. In addition, we provided more in depth coverage of a weather data logging service and an image sharing service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.” alt=”" /> This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Discogs, Google Tasks, MusixMatch and WareNet CheckWare. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twitter and Wikipedia. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Reference (3 APIs, 5 mashups), Music (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


MusixMatch API Could Be Music to Developer Ears

Romin Irani, February 2nd, 2011

MusixMatchMusic is what connects all of us together. Music Lyrics are one of the most searched items on the Internet and one would expect that the Lyrics data would be accessible via one or more APIs. We list 8 Lyrics APIs in our directory but in the past this has got into trouble over copyright issues. The MusixMatch API wishes to change all of that by giving you access to 5 million officially licensed lyrics.


16 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Amazon, Twilio and MusixMatch Lyrics

Adam DuVander, January 29th, 2011

This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 16 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include OneLogin, .tel, Brighter Planet Emission Estimates, Instagram and MusixMatch. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Find the Lyrics, Instantly

Adam DuVander, January 24th, 2011

MusixMatchWhat’s that song that begins “the night we met I knew I needed you so?” There are two new mashups that can help you find the answer to that–right now. Both use the MusixMatch API for lyrics search and present the results “instantly.” We wrote about APIs fueling the instant frenzy in September, shortly after Google Ajax-ified its search. Including the two lyrics mashups below, we now list 22 instant mashups.


32 APIs Used in 7 Days: Groupon, Twitter, Zillow and eBay

Adam DuVander, January 15th, 2011

This past week 23 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Forvo, GreatSchools, Groupon, MusixMatch and Wordnik. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Reference (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Search (5 APIs, 6 mashups) and Shopping (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


24 New APIs: SMS, Cloud Storage and Lyrics

Adam DuVander, October 3rd, 2010

This week we had 24 new APIs added to our API directory including a file sharing and cloud-based storage service, video encoding service and transit data service. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.


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