Today in APIs: Counterpath’s API for Bria Desktop, Goinstant’s Multiplayer Web Platform, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, July 18th, 2013

Counterpath launches API for its desktop softphone software Bria. Goinstant launches developer platform for multiplayer web. Plus: Daedalus launches Textalytics (Meaning as a Service), YC Startup Standard Treasury connects App developers and Banks, and 10 new APIs.


58 New APIs: Kodak, The White House and USDA

Wendell Santos, June 23rd, 2013

This week we had 58 new APIs added to our API directory including USDA content for economic and policy issues, White House policy content, global retail printing service, US cancer statistics and enterprise cloud computing service. In addition we covered a website quality management API and a d3 powered business analytics API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


8 APIs Used in 7 Days: Doodle, Yipit and OpenStreetMap

Wendell Santos, June 22nd, 2013

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 8 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Doodle and MusixMatch. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, MusixMatch and WebKnox. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Tools (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Mapping (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Shopping (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Today in APIs: Pinterest API, Ringadoc API and 10 New APIs

Romin Irani, June 18th, 2013

Pinterest API continues to be elusive. Ringadoc API streamlines out of office communication between doctors and patients. Plus: SlickText.com readies for an API launch next week and 10 new APIs.


38 New APIs: Sunlight Foundation, WeatherSource and Hoppit

Wendell Santos, May 19th, 2013

This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory including a weather data service, national digital library, personalized restaurant recommendations and photos, U.S. political contributions database and remote home heating control service. In addition we covered an API that helps simplify event marketing. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Microsoft’s Deep-Tech Team, Youtube Analytics API, and 6 New APIs

Greg Bates, May 13th, 2013

YouTubeMicrosoft’s deep-tech team and next-gen developers. YouTube analytics API tool updated. Plus: New Age developer tools from Workshare, new ANT Android SDK, and 6 New APIs.


15 APIs Used in 7 Days: Expedia, TripAdvisor and OpenStreetMap

Wendell Santos, May 11th, 2013

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 15 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Gecko Landmarks, MapBox, Mogreet, TripAdvisor and WMATA. The most often used APIs this week are Expedia, Facebook Graph and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 5 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 6 mashups) and Travel (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


14 APIs Used in 7 Days: Instagram, Google Maps, and Twitter

Kevin Sundstrom, February 16th, 2013

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cloudmade Leaflet, ESPN, Payment Vision Pay, Payments Gateway, Paymentwall, QuickBlox and WordPress.org. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Payment Vision Pay and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (3 APIs, 4 mashups), Payment (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Blogging (1 APIs, 1 mashups).


Best New Mashups: Mapping Takes a New Turn

Kevin Sundstrom, February 16th, 2013

In the past week we have had two outstanding mapping mashups named Mashup of The Day. Both of these mashups found interesting uses for mapping technology. Below you can see details on the two mashups and read about how they are changing the way we look at mapping. Lets get started with Vaguely Rude Place Names Of The World.


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