Our API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.
Codecademy invades the API How-To Space. Walgreens starts instore ads with geofencing platform. Plus: Pealk acquired by Viadeo, Dextrorobotics finds objects in photos, and 15 new APIs.
Blogger has integrated Google+ allowing easier linking to profiles. Facebook used the Apple API to allow in application downloads. Plus: The digital world needs a Switzerland, Box outlines how the If-Match Header was born, and 9 new APIs.
This past week 9 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 25 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Earth911 Search, HP Cloud Object Storage, HP Imaging Cloud Photo Suite, LaunchBit, Mailgun, Ookaboo and Recognize.im. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Facebook Graph and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups), Photos (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Music (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Crowd.fm is an easy-to-use platform created to promote events online. It’s been described by its founder Tekin Suleyman as “an amazing platform for getting events listed with a single click.” The company provides the Crowd.fm API to provide developers integration options.
How does the Web’s largest ticket search engine improve its API? By giving developers easy access to more information, of course. SeatGeek recently made links to artists’ Spotify and Last.fm profiles available through the SeatGeek API, and the company promises even more data in the future.
This past week 7 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 Amazon Product Advertising, The Movie DB, This Is My Jam and World Bank. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Flickr and Last.fm. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Retail (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Due to Twitter’s new API rules, Twimbo announces they will no longer support their application. An interview with SoundCloud Developer Evangelist Paul Osman. Plus: Bing Ads API gets a new feature, WatchDox releases an SDK for iPad and iPhone and 16 new APIs.