41 Postal APIs: Canada Post, Postcode and Stamps

Matthew Scott, December 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 41 postal APIs. The newest is the New Zealand Post Tracking Notification API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 89 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of postal APIs.

58 New APIs: Agile CRM, Fleksy, and Hearst Corporation

Melody Clark, December 22nd, 2013

This week, we had 58 new APIs added to our API directory including a product customization service, a smart home automation service, and a streaming video application. We also explored whether or not REST is losing it’s flair and described alternatives to REST.

Today in APIs: Revolv’s API for Connected Homes, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 19th, 2013

RevolvRevolv launches its API to make the connected home the convenient home. ZowPow toys takes your mobile game into the real world. Plus: API Strategy Conference in Europe, and 11 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Agile CRM Launches an API, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 17th, 2013

Agile CRMAgile CRM launches API to integrate its customer relationship management features into apps. Wurl video streaming service launches API . Plus: API evolution through hypermedia APIs, Orange Chef Company secures $1.2 million in seed funding, and 15 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Lob’s Printing API, Bittorrent Ups Speed and Launches API, and 2 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 5th, 2013

LobAutomate your printing and mailing with the Lob API. Bittorrent Sync hits 1 million users, ups speed and creates an API. Plus: StrikeIron attends Cutter Consortium summit, and 2 new APIs.

Postmaster Introduces Box and Bin Packing Feature, New Pricing Tiers

Janet Wagner, October 2nd, 2013

PostmasterPostmaster, a technology company that specializes in small package logistics optimization, has just announced the addition of a new Box and Bin Packing feature to the Postmaster API. Earlier this year, Postmaster launched a beta version of the Postmaster API which helps businesses integrate and optimize the shipping process when using carriers Fedex, UPS, and USPS.

API Spotlight: Kiuwan, Plaid and Scrazzl APIs

Matthew Scott, September 28th, 2013

Of the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those eight by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the LifeTrak API. LifeTrak allows developers to integrate activity tracking into their applications. These activities consist of calorie tracking, heart race, steps, distance, and the ability to see progress over a range of dates. Life Track sells for between 50 and 100 dollars and is waterproof up to 90 feet. The API is available for both iOS and Android unlike similar products that are only open to a select few developers.

Service Objects Launches API for Online Address Verification

Amy Castor, September 27th, 2013

Contact validation company Service Objects launched the latest in its array of online tools this week. The DOTS Address Validation-US3 API automatically verifies, corrects and appends address information to contact data records in real time.

API Spotlight: Streamzoo, Yay and Birdseye APIs

Matthew Scott, August 31st, 2013

CoolClimate CalculatorOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which included the CoolClimate Calculator API. CoolClimate is a survey that allows users to answer various carbon footprint related questions to get an estimate on the tons of carbon they emit into the environment each year. The API gives developers the freedom to integrate this survey with third party apps.  On top of emission estimates, the survey provides information on how to decrease carbon emissions. To learn more about the CoolClimate Calculator API visit the CoolClimate site as well as the CoolClimate API blog post.

ABOL Software Launches Multicarrier Shipping API

Amy Castor, August 29th, 2013

ABOL Software, a web-based shipping service, has launched its iabol API for online retailers who want to integrate a multicarrier solution into their existing tools.

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