Today in APIs: Lambda Labs Provides an Open Source Replacement, Google Announces AdWords API Downtime, Facebook Spotlights Tripl, and 11 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, September 5th, 2012

TriplLambda Labs provides a much needed replacement to the Facial Recognition API. Google announced API downtime that goes beyond the immediate future. Facebook spotlights Tripl. Plus: An app expands collaboration tools in LinkedIn Groups, a Cool interactive map mashup of US Presidential Election and 11 New APIs.

GraphEffect Enables Multi-Company Collaboration with API

Eric Carter, September 3rd, 2012

GraphEffectGraphEffect, a collaboration platform for social media marketers, announced that users will have access to its platform via the GraphEffect API. Collaboration platforms have gained greater adoption recently (e.g. Yammer, Podio, Chatter, e.g.). However, GraphEffect finds that the bulk of these platforms are designed for use within a single firm. GraphEffect Co-founder and CEO, James Borrow, argues that many projects require collaborative efforts between multiple companies and hopes that delivering GraphEffect’s platform via an API will:

144 Office APIs: Salesforce, Google Spreadsheets and Google Documents

Wendell Santos, August 28th, 2012

Our API directory now includes 144 office APIs. The newest is the Practice Fusion API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the API. We list 45 mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of office APIs.

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Photo Hack Day Comes to the West Coast

Romin Irani, June 26th, 2012

Aviary SuiteWhat do you think will happen if you bring the best minds in photography, photo-editing, web design and computer science together? Chances are that it could give rise to the next set of imaging applications that could much further than what Instagram has achieved. If it sounds interesting, you do not want to miss the Photo Hack Day 3 being organized by Aviary, the photo-editing API platform for web and mobile.

63 CRM APIs: Salesforce, BatchBook and Campaign Monitor

Wendell Santos, April 18th, 2012

Salesforce.comOur API directory now includes 63 CRM APIs. The newest is the PingGiant API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Salesforce API. We list 44 Salesforce mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of CRM APIs.

Improve Business Productivity With Online Collaboration Platforms

Janet Wagner, March 6th, 2012

PodioFor the past few years there has been a sharp rise in self-employed workers as well as workers who perform the majority of their duties from home. Many companies have workers scattered across the globe, making efficient online communication and collaboration an absolute necessity. This post highlights several feature packed and versatile online project management and collaboration platforms.

Podio Gets More Enterprise-y With Box Integration

Adam DuVander, February 29th, 2012

PodioEarlier this month Podio added Google Docs support. Now the collaboration platform has added another line to its file upload dialog. As we pointed out earlier, there’s plenty of room for further file integrations. There is also an opportunity for Podio to expand its Podio API to allow developers to do the work for them.

Google Docs + Podio: The Connected Office

Adam DuVander, February 17th, 2012

PodioCollaboration platform Podio claims to help you “work the way you want to.” To achieve that goal, it means fitting its solution into your workflow. The latest change to the Podio platform has been a frequent customer request: integration with the Google Docs API. The company has added Google to its file upload dialog, with plenty of room for other providers in the future.

Make Your Own Web-Based Workspace with Podio

Allen Tipper, June 9th, 2011

PodioPodio is a web service that aims to provide a customizable online workplace. There are a lot of apps, and you can set up and position your dashboard as you please. However, sometimes the app you want isn’t in the set. In that case, they also offer the Podio API to code your own custom apps for use within your Podio workspace.

45 New APIs: Google, PubSubHubbub and Taxi Booking

Adam DuVander, May 22nd, 2011

This week we had 45 new APIs added to our API directory including a URL shortening tool, website speed scorer, personal task list service, electric vehicle charging point database, realtime mapping service, bug tracking software, code review tool and website owner verification service. We covered the PubSubHubbub service in more detail on the blog. Below is more details on each of these 45 new APIs.

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